Dr. Leon Nathan MD
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Dr. Leon Nathan specializes in psychiatry in West Roxbury, Massachusetts. Details of Dr. Nathan's 47 years experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at University of the Witwatersrand are available on your free doctor report.
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2020 Centre St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
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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..
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. Nathan is affiliated with 2 hospitals:
Milford Regional Medical Center
14 Prospect St
EducationDr. Nathan attended medical school at University of the Witwatersrand Faculty of Health Sciences and graduated in 1966 having 47 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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