Dr. Elsa I. Correa, MD
Psychiatrist | Psychiatry217 Main St Suite B Reisterstown MD, 21136
Dr. Elsa Correa is a psychiatrist practicing in Reisterstown, MD. Dr. Correa is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Correa diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Correa 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. Correa treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Education and Training
Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos, Facultad De Medicina 1971
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos Facultad de Medicina San Fernando 1971
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
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Areas of expertise and specialization
- Bipolar Disorder
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
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Get to know more about Psychiatrist Dr. Elsa I. Correa, who serves patients in Reisterstown, Maryland.
Dr. Correa is a highly trained psychiatrist who has been serving as the Medical Director of Chesapeake Behavioral Health Center, LLC in Reisterstown, Maryland since 2005. She provides psychiatric medication management and therapy for adults, adolescents, and children.
“At Chesapeake Behavioral Health, our providers not only diagnose and treat based on our expertise but use a collaborative team approach of medication and therapy. We recognize the importance, synergy that occurs when both therapy and medication are used together in treatment. While we cannot change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life” as stated on their website.
Throughout her academic career, Dr. Correa graduated with her medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine of the National University of San Marcos in Peru in 1971. She then relocated to the United States, performing her residency and clinical fellowship in psychiatry and behavioral science, with an emphasis in affective disorders, at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Professionally, she was an Attending at Francis Scott Key Medical Center. At the same time, she worked as Director of the Affective Disorders Specialty of the Outpatient Clinic. Dr. Correa was then nominated as the Unit Director of the Acute Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, where she remained for the next seven years. In 1991, she was appointed Director of ECT Suite at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she worked for over three years.
Throughout her career at Johns Hopkins from 1981 to 1994, Dr. Correa continuously conducted several clinical research projects and was an Assistant Professor of the Johns Hopkins Faculty. In 1999, she worked at Franklin Square Hospital as Director of the Eastern Community Mental Health Center and transitioned to Director of the Psychiatric Outpatient service for over six years, before becoming the Medical Director of Chesapeake Behavioral Health Center, LLC.
Possessing over five decades of experience in the medical field, she is board-certified in psychiatry by 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.
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. Correa speaks both English and Spanish.
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