Dr. Mark Harold Townsend MD Psychiatrist

Dr. Mark Townsend is a psychiatrist in New Orleans, Louisiana and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Interim LSU Public Hospital and University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Interim LSU Public Hospital and one of 8 at University Medical Center who specialize in Psychiatry.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: General Psychiatry

Education & Medical Training

Louisiana State University
Residency, Psychiatry, 1988–1992

Tulane University School of Medicine
Class of 1988

University of Chicago
Other Training

University of Chicago
Other Training

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Psychiatry

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

LA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Restoration of mental health services in New Orleans.
Conrad, E.J., Townsend, M.H., Buccola, N.

Medical student education in psychiatry after Katrina: disaster and renewal.
Townsend, M.H.

Bipolar II disorder: current and future treatment options.
El-Mallakh, R., Weisler, R.H., Townsend, M.H., Ginsberg, L.D.

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