Paula J. Lockhart, MD, a Psychiatrist with St. Joseph Regional Medical Center – Outpatient Behavioral Health

Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Paula J. Lockhart, who serves patients in Lewiston, Idaho.

Dr. Lockhart, a trusted psychiatrist, offers her services at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center – Outpatient Behavioral Health in Lewiston, Idaho.

From wellness promotion to intensive inpatient treatment, St. Joseph Regional Medical Center offers a range of behavioral health services for adults and children. With a skilled and caring staff, the Behavioral Health Center creates a confidential and therapeutic treatment environment where patients find the resources, support, and hope to improve their overall wellness.

Before embarking on her professional journey, Dr. Lockhart graduated with her medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. in 1983. She then performed her internship at Inova Fairfax Hospital in 1984, her residency in psychiatry at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in 1986, and her fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University in 1988.

Seeking to improve each patient’s quality of life, the doctor is dual board-certified in psychiatry & 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.

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.

Among her numerous accolades, Dr. Lockhart is the recipient of Patients’ Choice Award (2011, 2014), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014), and On-Time Doctor Award (2014).

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