Edgar A. Walker Jr., MD, a Psychiatrist with LifeStream Behavioral Center

Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Edgar A. Walker Jr., who serves patients in Leesburg, Florida.

Top psychiatrist, Dr. Walker Jr., is in practice with LifeStream Behavioral Center in Leesburg, Florida. He works on the psychological well-being of men and women, with an ability to identify and treat all of the different types of psychological illness. 

LifeStream is a behavioral health and social services organization providing inpatient and outpatient treatment, residential, education, case management, rehabilitation, primary care, homeless services, affordable housing, and child welfare services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Its clinical staff comprises behavioral health care professionals who provide a multi-specialty team approach to quality care. This team, made up of psychiatrists, advanced registered nurse practitioners, psychologists, social workers, nurses, case managers, psychiatric technicians, therapists, and counselors, is committed to providing the best care possible to every person they serve. They remain dedicated to LifeStream’s mission of “Creating Hope, Promoting Health and Supporting Recovery.”

Upon graduating with his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in 1973, Dr. Walker Jr. went on to perform his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Rush University Medical Center. This was followed by a residency in psychiatry and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan.

Currently licensed to practice medicine in Florida, New York, and Illinois, the doctor is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG). The ABOG is a non-profit organization that provides board certification for practicing obstetricians and gynecologists in the United States and Canada. 

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.

Learn More about Dr. Edgar A. Walker Jr.:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3525943-Edgar-Walker-Jr-Adolescent-Psychiatrist 

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