Dr. Lance Thigpen MD
Psychiatrists — Augusta, GAContact Dr. Lance Thigpen
Dr. Lance Thigpen specializes in psychiatry, child psychiatry in Augusta, Georgia. Details of Dr. Thigpen's 14 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Medical College of Georgia are available on your free doctor report.
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3633 Wheeler Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
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Dr. Lance Thigpen identified specializing in
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. and Child PsychiatryChild Psychiatry
A psychiatrist with additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of developmental, behavioral, emotional, and mental disorders of childhood and adolescence..
Dr. Lance Thigpen accepts the following plans for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia at 3633 Wheeler Rd
- Anthem Lumenos Open Access POS (HIA Plus)
- Anthem Lumenos Open Access POS (HIA)
- Anthem Lumenos Open Access POS (HRA)
- Anthem Lumenos Open Access POS (HSA)
- Anthem Lumenos PPO (HIA Plus)
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A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Thigpen is affiliated with 1 hospital:
3651 Wheeler Rd
EducationDr. Thigpen attended medical school at Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine and graduated in 1999 having 14 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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