Dr. Georgette Somjen MD Psychiatrist

Dr. Georgette Somjen is a psychiatrist in Metairie, Louisiana and is affiliated with East Jefferson General Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of North Carolina School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. She is one of 10 doctors at East Jefferson General Hospital who specialize in Psychiatry.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: Addiction

Hospital Affiliation

East Jefferson General Hospital

Education & Medical Training

St Josephs Hospital Health Center
Residency, Family Practice, 1983 - 1984

St Josephs Hospital Health Center
Residency, Family Practice, 1985 - 1987

Wake Forest University
Residency, Family Practice, 1992 - 1995

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Fellowship, Addiction Psychiatry, 2005 - 2006

University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

LA State Medical License
Active through 2013

NC State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Overshoot of oxygen pressure in post-hypoxic brain tissue: a re-evaluation.
Schiff, S. J., Somjen, G. G.

The effects of convulsant doses of penicillin on primary afferents, dorsal root ganglion cells, and on ''presynaptic'' inhibition in the spinal cord.
Kinnes, C. G., Connors, B., Somjen, G.

Influence of potassium and neuroglia in the generation of seizures and their treatment.
Somjen, G. G.

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