Dr. Louis Dedon is a psychiatrist practicing in Alexandria, LA. Dr. Dedon is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Dedon diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Dedon 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. Dedon treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Education and Training
University of North Texas Health Science Center College of Osteopathic Medicine Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree 1988
American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry
- Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans (Psychiatry)
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Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Louis Dedon, who serves patients in Marrero, Louisiana.
Treating patients’ well-being, Dr. Dedon is a practised psychiatrist at West Jefferson Medical Center.
With a proven track record of almost 60 years of service to the Westbank of Jefferson Parish and the surrounding area, West Jefferson Medical Center (West Jefferson) is well respected regionally and nationally for excellence in patient care, distinguishing it from other hospitals in New Orleans.
As a 419-bed not-for-profit hospital located in Marrero, Louisiana, West Jefferson resides on a more than 20-acre sprawling campus just minutes from downtown New Orleans. Situated near vast industrial and maritime corridors, it serves area industry as well as the citizens of Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines and St. Charles Parishes and beyond.
Back in the early days of his academic career, Dr. Dedon graduated with his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988. He then went on to serve his residency in psychiatry at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans.
With a commitment to excellence, he is a Diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (AOBNP). The AOBNP is an organization that provides board certification to qualified Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DOs) who specialize in disorders of the nervous system (neurologists) and to qualified DOs who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders (psychiatrists).
Practicing medicine in Texas and Louisiana, Dr. Dedon is affiliated with River Oaks Hospital and Seaside Behavioral Center – New Orleans.
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.
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