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Dr. Luz Alvarez specializes in psychiatry in Garden City, New York.
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A psychiatrist specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, addictive, and emotional disorders such as schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance-related disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders, and adjustment disorders. The psychiatrist is able to understand the biologic, psychologic, and social components of illness, and therefore is uniquely prepared to treat the whole person. A psychiatrist is qualified to order diagnostic laboratory tests and to prescribe medications, evaluate and treat psychologic and interpersonal problems, and to intervene with families who are coping with stress, crises, and other problems in living..
Dr. Alvarez attended medical school at Universidad Central del Este (UCE) Escuela de Medicina. Facultad de Ciencias Medicas and graduated in 1984 having 30 years experience.
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