Uzoma OsuchukwuGet to know Psychiatrist Dr. Uzoma C. Osuchukwu, who serves patients in North Las Vegas and Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dr. Osuchukwu is a board-certified psychiatrist and the Medical Director of Advanced Psychiatry, Inc. in North Las Vegas and Las Vegas, Nevada. Advanced Psychiatry, Inc. is a privately owned behavioral health program, designed with the primary goal of helping individuals and families attain stable functioning and excel in their personal goals despite the struggles with mental health challenges. The practice also serves as a training ground for specialty internships. Its L.O.U.D (Listening, Openness, Understanding, Diverse) approach to mental health solutions is unique, effective, and demonstrably superior. Dr. Osuchukwu is also a community faculty Clinical Assistant Professor with UNLV School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, providing education and training for Residents and Fellows.

Dr. Osuchukwu earned his medical degree from Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria. He then went on to complete his residency in psychiatry at Harlem Hospital Center, followed by his fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He also holds a Master of Public Health degree from the Boston University School of Public Health in 2004. He has published and co-authored articles on Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder and others areas of mental health.

Dr. Osuchukwu is dual board-certified in General Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent 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. Dr. Osuchukwu is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association, and the American Medical Association.

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to diagnosing, preventing, and treating mental and behavioral health disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. Psychiatrists are medical doctors, unlike psychologists, and must evaluate patients to determine whether their symptoms are the result of a physical illness, a combination of physical and mental ailments, or strictly psychiatric. They are qualified to assess both the mental and physical aspects of psychological problems.

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