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Dr. Martha Praught MD

Geriatric Psychiatrist | Geriatric Psychiatry

4/5(13)
82 Spring Street West Roxbury MA, 02132
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Martha Praught is a geriatric psychiatrist practicing in West Roxbury, MA. Dr. Praught specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders, particularly in older adults. Patients who visit geriatric psychiatrists typically look for help with problems like memory loss, depression, difficulty coping with change, stress, dementia, anxiety and more. Older adults may also experience emotional distress after being diagnosed with a disease as well. Dr. Praught helps patients after a comprehensive diagnostic exam so the root of their problems can be treated.

Education and Training

University of the East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center College of Medicine 1983

Board Certification

Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN- Addiction Psychiatry

Provider Details

FemaleEnglish 34 years of experience

Treatments

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety

Dr. Martha Praught MD's Practice location

Martha Praught

82 Spring Street -
West Roxbury, MA 02132
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New patients: 617-323-7000
Fax: 617-277-5272

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Dr. Martha Praught MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 13 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Geriatric Psychiatrist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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