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Personal, Caring and Expert Psychiatric Treatment

I am privileged to have a full time practice that enables me to focus on you as an individual. By having a streamlined office and a single physician attending to all aspects of your psychiatric care, the energy of the practice is devoted to taking care of you, the patient. By purposefully keeping my practice a certain size, I am typically able to offer new patients an appointment within one to two weeks and follow up appointments within one to two clinic days.

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Meet Degan J. Dansereau, M.D.

Degan J. Dansereau, M.D.

Degan J. Dansereau, M.D. is a psychiatrist practicing in his native home of the New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dr. Dansereau attended Tulane University where he majored in psychology and graduated with honors. He then completed medical school at LSU-New Orleans. He continued his training with a Psychiatry Residency at Tulane University where he served as Chief Resident in Psychiatry.

Dr. Dansereau is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a member of the Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association and the Louisiana State Medical Society.

Dr. Dansereau is Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. He currently maintains a private practice that focuses on providing personal, caring and expert treatment of psychiatric illnesses. Dr. Dansereau has been serving the psychiatric needs of his native city for over thirteen years. He sees adults and adolescents above the age of 14.

Private Practice

3705 Coliseum St., New Orleans, LA
Provide psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic services in a private office setting.
July 2004 – Current

Clinical Director

Tulane University Student Health Center, Counseling & Psychological Services
Provide clinical oversight and management, engage in strategic program development, provide guidance and leadership for performance guidelines for the clinic, and provide direct clinical care to a diverse student population.
September 2012 – September 2014

Staff Psychiatrist

Tulane University Student Health Center / Educational Resources & Counseling Center Outpatient psychiatry clinic servicing undergraduate, graduate, law and medical school student populations. Provide psychiatric evaluations and treatment to patients receiving psychological testing for ADHD, learning disorders and other psychiatric disorders.
July 2004 – February 2015

Staff Psychiatrist

Lakeview Regional Medical Center
Provide consult services to main hospital as well as coverage of Lakeview Hospital’s Psychiatric Unit.
July 2004 – current

Medical Director

Access to a Better Life Partial Hospitalization Program
Provided direct patient care that included psychiatric evaluations, psychopharmacology, individual and group psychotherapy, as well as supervision of other mental health professionals.
November 2005 – March 2006

Medical Director

Lakeview Hospital Senior Behavioral Health Unit
Medical Director for a sixteen bed Geriatric Psychiatry unit servicing patients with dementia, psychotic disorders, severe mood disorders and behavioral disturbances.
October 2005 – January 2006

Staff Psychiatrist

Lafon Nursing Home of the Holy Family
Provide psychiatric evaluation and consultation to residents of this facility.
July 2004 – August 2005

Private Practice

5001 Highway 190 Suite D1, Covington, LA
Provided psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic services in a private office setting.
July 2004 – September 2005

Interim Clinical Director

DePaul-Tulane Partial Hospitalization Program
Provided direct patient care that included psychiatric evaluations, psychopharmacology, individual and group psychotherapy, as well as supervision of other mental health professionals, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and nurses.
August 2004 – September 2004

Medical Advisor

Public Outreach Depression Screening Program
Provided supervision, consultation and continuing medical education to physicians and medical students as part of a depression screening and treatment public outreach program funded by Tulane University and the LA Office of Mental Health.
July 2003 – July 2004

Psychiatrist

Medical Center of Louisiana Crisis Intervention Unit
Provided direct patient care as part of a crisis intervention team in a highly utilized psychiatric emergency department at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, LA.
August 2002 – July 2004

TEACHING:

Clinical Instructor of outpatient psychiatry for third and fourth year medical students, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2006 – 2008

Instructor of DSM IV and Psychiatric Interview Course for first year psychiatry residents, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2004

Instructor of Psychiatric Evaluation Course for second year medical students, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2004

Instructor of General Psychiatry Course for occupational therapy students, ULM, 2004.

POST RESIDENCY:

Visiting Fellowship in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
October 2017

INTERNSHIP AND RESIDENCY:

Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
July 2000 – June 2004

MEDICAL EDUCATION:

M.D., Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
August 1996 – May 2000

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

B.S. (Psychology) with honors, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
January 1994 – May 1996

University of California, Los Angeles
September 1991 – December 1993

MEDICAL:

Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, 2005 – current

Physician Recognition Award: Three-year certificate, American Medical Association, 2007 – 2010

Chief Resident of Psychiatry, Tulane, 2003 – 2004

Dr. Robert Lancaster Prize in Psychiatry, awarded to the “most caring psychiatrist among graduating residents,” 2004

Graduate Medical Education Committee, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2003 – 2004

Public Psychiatry Committee Co-Chair, Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association, 2003 – 2004

Executive Committee, Tulane Housestaff Association 2003-2004

Bick Award for excellence in the field of Psychiatry, awarded by the Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association, 2000

Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, 1998 – current

Member, Southern Psychiatric Association, 2009 – current

Member, Anxiety Disorders Association of America, 2006 – current

Member, Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association, 2000 – current

Member, Louisiana State Medical Society, 2000 – current

Member, Orleans Parish Medical Society, 2000 – current

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

Clinical Assistant Professor, Tulane Department of Psychiatry and Neurology.
July 2004 – current

HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES:

Tulane University Hospital, New Orleans, LA, 2000 – current

Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Covington, LA, 2004 – current

Degan J. Dansereau, M.D.
Board Certified in Psychiatry
by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Place of Birth: New Orleans, LA

Schedule a new or follow-up appointment

Dr. Dansereau is currently accepting new patients. The next available appointment for a new patient is approximately one week. To schedule your first appointment, please call 504-897-0201 now. Please call the office for questions about the fee schedule, or visit the service page of the website.

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