Hyon Su Kim, MD, Psychiatrist with Northlake Behavioral Health System

Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Hyon Su Kim, who serves patients in Mandeville, Louisiana.

Dr. Kim is a board-certified psychiatrist who specializes in several types of psychiatry, including addiction, geriatric, adult, as well as child & adolescent psychiatry. He is currently serving as Medical Director of Northlake Behavioral Health System in Mandeville, Louisiana. Northlake Behavioral Health System offers a nurturing and caring environment for those in need of behavioral health treatment. The dedicated team of doctors, nurses, and technicians will work with patients and their families toward recovery from substance abuse and psychiatric illness.

Dr. Kim has held privileges at various hospitals throughout the area, including Children’s Hospital, LSU Interim Hospital, DePaul Hospital, St. Charles Parish Hospital, and Greenbrier Hospital.

Dr. Kim is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Kim received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his residency at Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center New Orleans, followed by his fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry at LSU. Dr. Kim, in turn, distinguished himself by being chosen to be Chief Resident at both programs.

Dr. Kim is board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the public interest and the professions of psychiatry and neurology by promoting excellence in practice through certification and continuing certification processes.

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behaviour, cognition, and perceptions. Psychiatrists evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with mental disorders. They may prescribe medication or suggest therapy according to their patients’ needs. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Kim has experience dealing with patients suffering from bipolar disorder, psychosis, dementia, opiate dependence, and schizophrenia. Currently, he is involved in research pertaining to substance abuse in adolescents.

Dr. Kim is a Suboxone® provider. Suboxone is used to treat adults who are dependent on (addicted to) opioids – either prescription or illegal.

Learn More about Dr. Hyon Su Kim:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/702359-Hyon-Kim-Psychiatrist or through Northlake Behavioral Health System, http://www.northlakebehavioralhealth.com/behavioral%20health/louisiana/leadership.htm

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