Dr. Laurie Peterson-Deerfield DO
Psychiatrists — Voorhees, NJContact Dr. Peterson-Deerfield
Dr. Laurie Peterson-Deerfield specializes in psychiatry, family practice in Voorhees, New Jersey. Details of Dr. Peterson-Deerfield's 15 years experience as an DO, her 2 hospital affiliations and education at Nova Southeastern University are available on your free doctor report.
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Primary Location for Dr. Peterson-Deerfield
2301 Evesham Rd
Voorhees, NJ 08043
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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. and Family PracticeFamily Practice
A family physician is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family, and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The family physician receives a broad range of training that includes internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and geriatrics. Special emphasis is placed on prevention and primary care of entire families, utilizing consultations and community resources when appropriate..
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. Peterson-Deerfield is affiliated with 2 hospitals:
435 Hurffville Cross Keys Rd
Blackwood, NJ 08012
LicenseDr. Laurie Peterson-Deerfield has been confirmed to have a license in New Jersey
EducationDr. Peterson-Deerfield attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in 1998 having 15 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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