Lena Jefferson Wilson, MD, a Psychiatrist with Phoenix VA Medical Center

Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Lena Jefferson Wilson, who serves patients in Phoenix, Arizona.         

Dr. Wilson is a board-certified psychiatrist and a member of the American Psychiatric Association. At present, she is affiliated with Phoenix VA Medical Center.

The Phoenix VA Medical Center main hospital is located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona with multiple clinics throughout Metro Phoenix. It serves Maricopa County, as well as fifteen counties in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana with six community- based outpatient clinics. 

A graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dr. Wilson went on to complete her residency in psychiatry at the same educational venue. Before long, she became board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, which 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.

Throughout her extensive career, she has had the honor of being awarded the Travel Award by the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and the Spirit Award by the Student National Medical Association, among others. She was also inducted into Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, by the University of Notre Dame in 1990. 

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. A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in mental health, including substance use disorders. They are qualified to assess both the mental and physical aspects of psychological problems.

Learn More about Dr. Lena Jefferson Wilson:

Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2088186-Lena-Jefferson-Wilson-Psychiatrist 

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