Patricia A. Shively, MD, a Psychiatrist in Private Practice

Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Patricia A. Shively, who serves patients in Norcross, Georgia.

Dr. Shively is a board-certified and fellowship-trained psychiatrist with over five decades of experience in her field, currently practicing at her private practice in Norcross, Georgia.

With a broad educational background, she graduated with her medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1969. She completed her internship at Humana Hospital, and her residency in pediatrics at Humana Hospital and Emory University. Finally, she completed her training with a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the same educational venue. 

Passionate about her profession, the doctor is board-certified in psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), which 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 maintenance of certification processes.

To stay up to date in her field, Dr. Shively remains a professional member of the Georgia Psychiatric Association, and the American Medical Association.

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.

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