Debbie L. Ford, MD, a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Private Practice

Get to know Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dr. Debbie L. Ford, who serves patients in Tucson, Arizona.

An experienced child and adolescent psychiatrist, Dr. Ford works with patients at her private practice in Tucson, Arizona. Dedicating her life to delivering compassionate care, she is determined to enhance her patients’ quality of life, providing high quality, individualized care in order to ensure the most optimal results. 

With a passion for her work, she is noted for her expertise in bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders including PTSD, depression, psychotic disorders, autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), transgender and gender dysphoric youth, and other childhood developmental and behavioral disorders.

With a broad educational background, Dr. Ford graduated with her medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She then went on to complete her residency in psychiatry and her fellowship in child & adolescent psychiatry at the University of Utah Medical Center.

As a testament to her success, the doctor is board-certified in psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the professions of psychiatry and neurology.

Child and adolescent psychiatry, also known as pediatric psychiatry, is a branch of psychiatry that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders in children, adolescents, and their families. A child and adolescent psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling, as well as behavior affecting children, adolescents, and their families.

Among her most notable achievements, Dr. Ford has been the recipient of the Top Doctor in Arizona Award in 2018.

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