Dr. Brian Writer

Psychiatry
San Antonio , TX
15 years experience male

Locations

South Texas Veteran's Health Care System

San Antonio , TX

Address

7400 Merton Minter Blvd, San Antonio , TX
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Specialties
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Psychiatry, Board Certified

Doctor Q&A

123 Answers
120 Agrees
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Writer
15 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: Unless you have been instructed by your physician to not take sertraline for some reason, then there is no need for a waiting period. Using these 2 me ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Writer
15 years experience Psychiatry
Clarification: Clarification would be helpful. As it stands, it is difficult to determine what your question actually is.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Writer
15 years experience Psychiatry
Absolutely: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder confers vulnerability to experiencing a major depressive episode (and hence having major depressive disorder). This may ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2014
I fully recommend Dr. Writer to anyone needing his help as he seems to care deeply about his field of Psychiatry. Great Physician and Colleague and asset to the community at HealthTap!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Writer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Writer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I was going to stop them cold turky but now I'll talk with my doctor
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for specifying how seroquel affects the metabolism...
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! From 2mg klonopin to 6 mg ativan was on klonopin for 3 years

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, ME
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Awards

Golden Apple Award for resident teaching in 2009-10
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