Nuzhat Farooqui
Psychiatrist, MD, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Boston, MA 02130
Graduated from the Gandhi Medical College located at Musheerabad, Secunderabad, India in 1980, specialized in Psychiatry with 40 years of practice. Residency at West Ros Park Mental Health Center. Was a participant in the Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System, Medicare Maintenance of Certification Program,Medicare Electronic Health Record,Medicare Electronic Prescribing.
(774) 228-7563
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Office is near:
Boston, MA 02130
Graduated from the Gandhi Medical College located at Musheerabad, Secunderabad, India in 1980, specialized in Psychiatry with 40 years of practice. Residency at West Ros Park Mental Health Center. Was a participant in the Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System, Medicare Maintenance of Certification Program,Medicare Electronic Health Record,Medicare Electronic Prescribing.

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About Psychiatrists, meds and Psychiatric Nurses.

A Psychiatrist in Boston is a qualified medical doctor who specializes in treating mental health issues and diagnosable disorders.

Boston Psychiatrists differ from other mental health professionals in that they may prescribe medication as well as practice psychotherapy in treatment. Sometimes, Psychiatrists form part of a clinical team in which they will diagnose and prescribe, while psychologists or therapists provide the client's psychotherapy.

As part of a clinical assessment, Psychiatrists may conduct physical examinations, take blood tests, and order and interpret lab tests and brain image scans, such as CT scans, CAT Scans, and MRIs.

The field of psychiatry in Boston has many sub-specialties, including pediatric psychiatry. Those who work with the elderly are called geriatric psychiatrists.

Other related sub-specialties include cognition psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, psychosomatic, forensic, reproductive medicine specialties, psychopharmacology , psychiatric genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical neurophysiology.

Psychiatric nurse practitioners in Boston, or mental health nurse practitioners, generally have an MS degree in nursing (MSN) and a number of years of training to become certified. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are able to assess and diagnose mental health conditions and prescribe medication. Boston Psychiatric nurse practitioners also have training that enables them to include psychotherapy with treatment.