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Dr. Lisa Durette

Neurology
Las Vegas, NV
23 years experience

Locations

Office

Las Vegas, NV

Address

5516 S Ft Apache, Ste 100, Las Vegas, NV
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Durette's expertise is in the area of diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric illness in both youth and adult patients. She practices in both the outpatient setting (at Healthy Minds) and inpatient (as the Medical Director of Spring Mountain Treatment Center).

Specialties
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Neurology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

8 Answers
0 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Durette
Neurology 23 years experience
Yes: Both situations represent disordered eating patterns. Further evaluation of the individual will help guide the diagnosis and treatment plan.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Durette
Neurology 23 years experience
No: Patients with adhd may present with a predominance of hyperactive symptoms; others with inattentiveness and the remainder with a combination of sympto... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Durette
Neurology 23 years experience
Not really: Studies from the 1980s-1990s did not demonstrate robust benefit for adhd symptoms from caffeine usage. The amounts of caffeine ingested were inconsis... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Durette
Neurology 23 years experience
Constant supervision: It's most important to insure the child is in a safe environment - whether at home or in a treatment facility. The parent/guardian needs to be able t... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Durette
Neurology 23 years experience
Not effectively: Both the tads and torida studies (depression treatment studies conducted by nimh) demonstrate maximum improvement in symptoms when medication is used ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Durette
Neurology 23 years experience
Decline in function: They may see social withdrawal or isolation, lack of self-care (poor hygiene), constricted range of emotional expression, decreased motivation, and an... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Durette
Neurology 23 years experience
It is not optimal: Every day is a day for learning - be it academic learning in a classroom or social learning amongst peers and family members. It is ideal to be as fr... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Durette
Neurology 23 years experience
Yes: Childhood onset schizophrenia, although rare, can emerge very early on in a child's life.

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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
Oct 4, 2012
Excellent in both patient care and teaching.
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Durette is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Durette is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of South Carolina School of Medicine, SC
Graduated 1999MD

Awards

2011 Top Docs, Las Vegas Seven Magazine
Desert Companion Magazine, Top Docs 2011
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