Meet 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.
3705 Coliseum St., New Orleans, LA
Provide psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic services in a private office setting.
July 2004 – Current
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
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
Lakeview Regional Medical Center
Provide consult services to main hospital as well as coverage of Lakeview Hospital’s Psychiatric Unit.
July 2004 – current
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
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
Lafon Nursing Home of the Holy Family
Provide psychiatric evaluation and consultation to residents of this facility.
July 2004 – August 2005
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
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
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
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.
Visiting Fellowship in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
INTERNSHIP AND RESIDENCY:
Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
July 2000 – June 2004
M.D., Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
August 1996 – May 2000
B.S. (Psychology) with honors, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
January 1994 – May 1996
University of California, Los Angeles
September 1991 – December 1993
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
Clinical Assistant Professor, Tulane Department of Psychiatry and Neurology.
July 2004 – current
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