Dr. Vinodkumar Paddolkar is a psychiatrist practicing in Lake Charles, LA. Dr. Paddolkar is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Paddolkar diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Paddolkar 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. Paddolkar treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Education and Training
Kurnool Medical College Medical Degree 0
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- University of Mississippi Medical Center psychiatry
- University of Mississippi Medical Center
Dr. Vinodkumar Paddolkar, MD's Practice location
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Springfield, MO 65804Get Direction
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Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Vinodkumar Paddolkar, who serves patients in Springfield, Missouri.
Dr. Paddolkar is a trusted psychiatrist who sees patients at Mercy Marian Center in Springfield, Missouri.
The Mercy Marian Center is an inpatient facility providing intensive and general psychiatric care for the adult population. Two units are staffed around the clock with trained nursing personnel. Individual, group, and family psychotherapy is provided during the inpatient stay. Patients receive professional assessments by trained nurses, psychiatrists, medical providers, and social workers. This collaborative approach allows the psychiatrist to develop the most comprehensive treatment plan for the patient.
After earning his medical degree from Kurnool Medical College in India, Dr. Paddolkar relocated to the United States. There, he performed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Following his training, he attained board certification in psychiatry through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high quality patient care for the public through the initial and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists.
Licensed to practice medicine in Iowa, Mississippi, and Missouri, Dr. Paddolkar is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Springfield.
Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. Psychiatrists evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. They conduct thorough psychiatric evaluations, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, and evaluate treatment results.
On a more personal note, Dr. Paddolkar speaks English, Telugu, and Hindi.
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