Dr. Marvin Franklin Piburn MD
Psychiatrist | Psychiatry2277 Iowa Ave Independence IA, 50644
Dr. Marvin Piburn is a psychiatrist practicing in Independence, IA. Dr. Piburn is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Piburn diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Piburn may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Piburn treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Education and Training
Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med- Iowa City Ia 1974
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 1974
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
- Bipolar Disorder
- Univ Ia Psych Hosp, Psychiatry
- University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics
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