Psychiatry

Serving Children, Adolescents, Adults & Geriatric Population


Clinical – Services

We Specialize in:

    • » Children
    • » Adolescents
    • » Adults
    • » Geriatrics

Psychiatric field has grown tremendously from last 10 years and there are a wide variety of new medications and psychotherapy techniques that can benefit a wide variety of issues ranging from mood disorders such as depression to anxiety, phobias, eating disorders, PTSD and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

We provide evaluation, medication management and psychotherapy for a broad range of mental health issues including:

  • » ADHD/ADD
  • » Adjustment disorders
  • » Bipolar Disorder
  • » Major depressive disorders
  • » Mood disorders
  • » Manic Depressions
  • » Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • » Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • » Anxiety disorders
  • » Panic disorders
  • » Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • » Eating disorders
  • » Serious mental disorders
  • » Schizophrenia
  • » Social phobia/anxiety/test anxiety
  • » Substance abuse/addiction
  • » Personality disorders
  • » Buprenorphine/Suboxone Treatment
  • » Mood disorders during pregnancy
  • » Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • » Anger management
  • » Children with developmental disorders
  • » School issues
  • » Self-esteem & confidence issues
  • » Self-Injury/self mutilation
  • » Abuse – physical/emotional/sexual
  • » School evaluation


Appointments

To make an initial appointment, please call: 301-498-0011 Emergency appointments available

Fees:

  • » Initial consultation
  • » One-time consultation
  • » Medication management

Payment Options

Dr. Padder participates with a limited number of insurance plans Fee for service

We can supply a receipt for you to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement.

One -Time Consultation

In addition to longitudinal care, Dr. Padder offers one-time consultations to patients referred by their psychiatrists for a second opinion or treatment recommendations; The consultation includes a review of patient records, a comprehensive evaluation, and recommendations.

New Patients

Print and complete the new patient registration form and bring it along with you on your first appointment along with any other medical records and list of medications.

Emergencies

If you experience an emergency, call Dr. Padder at 301-498-0011

If he is not available to talk with you immediately, especially after hours and on weekends, leave a detailed message and call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.


Links

Anxiety

Panic Disorders

  • » Panic Disorder (National Library of Medicine)
  • » Panic Disorder: Panic Attacks and Agoraphobia (American Academy of Family Physicians)
  • » Panic Disorder (American Psychiatric Association)
  • » Panic disorder with agoraphobia

Depression

Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)

Suicide

  • » Suicide (National Library of Medicine)
  • » Suicide and Depression (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education)
  • » Suicide: What to Do When Someone Is Suicidal (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

Schizophrenia

  • » Schizophrenia (National Library of Medicine)
  • » Schizophrenia: A Guide for Patients and Families
  • » Visit the National Institute of Mental Health ; under “Select a Topic” choose “Schizophrenia” to find useful brochures.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • » Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (National Library of Medicine)
  • » Visit the National Institute of Mental Health; under “Select a Topic” choose “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” to find useful brochures.
  • » American Psychiatric Association on ADHD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Personality Disorders

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • » Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (National Library of Medicine)
  • » OCD: A Guide for Patients and Family
  • » Visit the National Institute of Mental Health; under “Select a Topic” choose “Obsessive Compulsive Disorder” to find useful brochures.

Eating Disorders

  • » Eating Disorders (National Library of Medicine)
  • » Visit the National Institute of Mental Health; under “Select a Topic” choose “Eating Disorders” to find useful brochures.
  • » Online support for binge-eating, bulimia and anorexia is available at: www.something-fishy.org
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  • » Support groups for binge-eating atOvereaters Anonymous American Dietetic Association

Women’s Health

  • » Women and Mental Health From the National Institutes of Health(National Institute of Mental Health)
  • » Women’s Health Depression and Pregnancy
  • » Postpartum Depression (PDF, 2001)
  • » Postpartum Depression Fact Sheet

Drug Abuse

  • » Drug Abuse (National Library of Medicine)
  • » Prescription Drug Abuse (National Library of Medicine)
  • » National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • » Heroin Abuse and Addiction From the National Institutes of Health(National Institute on Drug Abuse)
  • » Buprenorphine Sublingual and Buprenorphine and Naloxone� Sublingual


Office Information

Psychiatry

7350 Van Dusen Road, Suite 130 Laurel, MD 20707
Phone : (301) 560-4747
Fax : (301) 776-1725
Office Hours:
Saturday from 10am to 2pm