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Dr. Christopher J Ackerman MD, Internist

Dr. Christopher J Ackerman MD

Internist

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203 Sharp St Lawrenceville VA, 23868
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Christopher Ackerman is an internist practicing in Lawrenceville, VA. Dr. Ackerman specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Ackerman provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.

Board Certification

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 30 years of experience

Residency

  • Providence Hosp, Internal Medicine
  • Providence Hospital Geo Wash University
  • Internship, Family Medicine: Kaiser Permanente Dept of Family Medicine, Kaiser Los Angeles Medical Center 2007-2008 Psychiatry Residency: USC + LA County Medical Center, 2009-2013 Chief Resident 2011-2012

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Providence Hosp, Internal Medicine
  • Providence Hospital Geo Wash University

Treatments

  • Internventional Psychiatriatry--Gen Pharmacotherapy and for some patients CBT as adjunct if time permits. The clinic will be bringing on additional treatment modalities including TMS as well esketamine and botox for depression once the latter has FDA approval. Dr. Sepah is in the process of completing her training through Allergan to become a botox migraine provider,

Fellowships

  • Forensic Psychiatry Research Fellowship, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons

    Forensic Psychiatry, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons

Professional Affiliations

  • American Medical Assn. American Psychiatric Assn. Physicians for Patients Protection

Articles and Publications

  • Please see my website at: www.toriesepahmd.com

Awards

  • Inducted into the Arnold P Gold, Humanism in Medicine Honor Society for being an exemplars of humanistic patient care and who can serve as a role models in medicine. 2006-lifetime membershipPER Resident Research AwardResident Research Award: Keck, Dept of PsychiatrResident Mentor Award, Keck, Dept of PsychiatryGolden Key National Honor SocietyPi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • Founded an organization for physicians as a source of peer to peer support and contact with the goal of reducing isolation that can contribute to physicians' difficulty with maintaining their own wellness. The organization is completely volunteer based. I also volunteer with Physicians for Patient Protection, a grassroots physician group that is active in educating patients on changes in legislature that may affect their care without their knowledge. The promotion of greater transparency in medicine is paramount.

Teaching and speaking

  • Continue to teach at USC Keck SOM, Dept of Psychiatry as Adjunct Asst Clinical Professor. Also give lectures to residents in the PIH Downey Family Medicine Residency. Provide talks and grand rounds at different institutions on the topic of physician burnout.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Running and watching hockey

Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Christopher J Ackerman MD's Practice location

Practice At 203 Sharp St

203 Sharp St -
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
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New patients: 434-848-0771
Fax: 434-848-3814

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Patient Experience with Dr. Ackerman


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Dr. Christopher J Ackerman MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 14 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Internist 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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HALIFAX REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER INCl

250 SMITH CHURCH RD ROANOKE RAPIDS NC 27870

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727 NORTH MAIN STREET EMPORIA VA 23847

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COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HEALTHCENTER, INCl

125 BUENA VISTA CIRCLE SOUTH HILL VA 23970

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