Below is a list of the top and leading Psychiatrists in Charlotte. To help you find the best Psychiatrists located near you in Charlotte, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Charlotte’s Best Psychiatrists:
The top rated Psychiatrists in Charlotte are:
- Dr. Kurian Abraham – Centers of Psychiatric Excellence – Charlotte
- Dr. Allan Foodman – Dr. Foodman Allan MD, PA
- Dr. Richard Gellar – Eastover Psychological & Psychiatric Group, P.A.
- Dr. Randie Schacter – Silver Psychiatric Services
- Dr. Christopher E. Lord – Christopher E. Lord, MD
Centers of Psychiatric Excellence – Charlotte
Dr. Kurian Abraham acquired his medical Degree and pulmonology fellowship from KEM Hospital Bombay, fellowship in Neuro-Psychopharmacology, Psychiatry residency from EVMS Norfolk, Virginia. He has wide experience in all phases of clinical trials from Phase I-IV. His project ss a fellow at GSK was anticonvulsant Lamotrigine (Lamictal) as a mood stabilizer and prophylaxis for the prevention of Manic Episodes in Bipolar Disorder and FDA approved Lamotrigine for that indication.
He has won awards for the most excellent residents for Research during his residency and has few publications to his credit.
Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Chronic Pain & Fibromyalgia
“My experiences with the doctors and staff at COPE in Charlotte have been excellent. Everyone has been kind, caring and professional. I have never felt judged. My questions and concerns have always been addressed with thoughtful answers and compassion. The decision to undergo ketamine treatments was scary for me but my results have been life-changing and the doctors and staff at COPE in Charlotte made it less scary and quite comfortable for me. I am so grateful for Dr. Abraham, his assistant Kushal, Dr. M, Dr. Jacob and the rest of the staff.” – Anne G.
Dr. Foodman Allan MD, PA
Dr. Allan Foodman is a graduate of the Menninger Schools of General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Psychoanalysis. He established and served as Director of the Sarasota Palms Inpatient Service for children and adolescents together with the Manatee Palms Residential Treatment Center. He also volunteered as a child and adolescent psychiatrist for the Manatee school system for twenty-five years. Dr. Foodman collaborates with Benjamin Foodman of Heartwood Performance who uniquely provides psychological treatment is combined with sports performance-enhancing techniques.
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Psychiatric Evaluations, Individual Therapy with Children & Adults, Marital Therapy, Family Therapy, Parental Guidance, Adolescent Psychiatry
“Dr. Foodman listens, understands and has the depth of experience to truly help and make a difference.” – Jason F.
Eastover Psychological & Psychiatric Group, P.A.
Dr. Richard Gellar finished his General Psychiatry residency training at the Menninger Foundation School of Psychiatry in Topeka, Kansas. Dr. Gellar served in the United States Public Health Service, attaining the rank of Senior Assistant Surgeon. Also, he served on the teaching faculty at the Meninger Foundation School of Psychiatry and as an inpatient attending psychiatrist at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital.
He is Board Certified in General Psychiatry and is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the North Carolina Psychiatric Association, the Mecklenburg County Medical Society, and the North Carolina Medical Society. He focuses on giving outpatient psychiatric care to adolescents and adults.
Psychiatric Treatment, Psychotherapy & Counseling Services, Psychological Testing
Address: 3303 Latrobe Dr, Charlotte, NC 28211
Phone: (704) 362-2663
“I have been with Dr. Geller for a year. He has been so good & understanding of my needs. I trust Dr. Geller in the decisions we make. We have tried different meds through the year & I like that he is very knowledgeable about why & how meds affect you. Hope to continue working with him.” – Sherry W.
Silver Psychiatric Services
Dr. Randie Schacter is an osteopathic experienced medical doctor that is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry and board-certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Randie’s scope of treatment begins with early childhood through adulthood. Like her sympathy people and the influence of genetics and experiences grew, she wishes to treat the whole person extended and she continued a career in medicine.
She keeps in her osteopathic approach to assisting people to reach wellness by using the equipment that a person has within themselves and helping them with an awareness of the progress engaged in achieving wellness through therapy, education, and medication as necessary. After completion of her adult residency, she trained in the development of a healthy adult and demonstration of mental health in children and adolescents.
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Exposure/Response Prevention Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Play Therapy, Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Pharmacotherapy
“The best! She treats the whole person, not the disease. Very knowledgeable and professional! She is up to date on current therapeutic processes and medicine. Includes patient on a treatment plan and addresses all questions thoroughly.” – Tracey P.
Christopher E. Lord, MD
Dr. Christopher E. Lord attended the University of Texas at Austin and has specialized in psychology with a minor emphasis in zoology. Following the completion of his undergraduate degree, medical training began immediately afterward at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Dr. Lord enjoyed psychiatric training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Following successful completion of that training program, he returned to Texas to pursue post-graduate fellowship training in two different psychiatric sub-specialties: forensic and addiction psychiatry. Both programs were offered at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He moved to Charlotte from Dallas in the summer of 2006 and worked for one year for Carolinas Medical Center at the psychiatric hospital. After this, he established his current clinical practice.
Treatment Philosophy, Addiction Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry
“Dr. Lord is extremely personable and truly cares about his patients. He collaborates closely with his patients to set goals and then develop the best individualized treatment plan. He has given me hope for my recovery that I had almost given up on. I am very thankful that I found him.” – Rachel R.
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