Dr. David John Whaley M.D.
Geriatric Psychiatrist | Geriatric Psychiatry4400 W. 69TH STREET SIOUX FALLS SD, 57108
Dr. David Whaley is a geriatric psychiatrist practicing in SIOUX FALLS, SD. Dr. Whaley 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. Whaley helps patients after a comprehensive diagnostic exam so the root of their problems can be treated.
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