Dr. Joan Adele Turkus MD Psychiatrist

Dr. Joan Turkus is a psychiatrist in Falls Church, Virginia. She received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice for 55 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: Forensic

Education & Medical Training

George Washington University
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1960–1962

George Washington University
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1964–1966

St. Elizabeth's Hospital
Residency, Psychiatry, 1977–1980

District of Columbia General Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1959–1960

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 1959

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Nuclear Medicine
Certified in Nuclear Medicine

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Forensic Psychiatry

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Psychiatry

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

DC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Therapeutic interventions in the treatment of dissociative disorders.
Turkus, J.A., Kahler, J.A.

Letter: The effect of hexachlorophene upon intermediary metabolites, redox, and phosphorylation states in rat brain.
Harris, R. L., Turkus, J., Veech, R. L.

Psychotherapy and case management for multiple personality disorder. Synthesis for continuity of care.
Turkus, J. A.


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