Dr. Charles Nemeroff

Psychiatry
MIAMI, FL
42 years experience male

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Office

Miami, FL

Address

1120 NW 14th Street, Suite 1455, Miami, FL
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Specialties
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Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Important link: Many models and performers suffer from eating disorders including bulimia, anorexia nervosa and binge eating disorder, much higher than the general po... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
CBT is very effectiv: Several psychotherapies have been shown to be effective in treating panic disorder. Identify a behavioral therapist with experience in treating panic ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Yes: If you are having suicidal thoughts, you should be evaluated by a mental health professional. There are inpatient psychiatric units in many hospitals ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
See a CBT therapist: Psychologists trained in behavior therapy can help develop a regimen for you to "wean" you off of this compulsive behavior.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Complete medical w/u: You should have a complete medical workout to rule out one of a number of medical causes of your symptoms including thyroid disease, vitamin deficienc... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Consult GI with him: Bring him with you to the gastroenterologist and have the physician explain to him the seriousness of the disorder.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Psychiatrist a must: Many medications used to treat bipolar disorder can adversely affect the unborn child. On the other hand untreated bipolar disorder during pregnancy a... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Not shown by data: The meta-analysis my michael thase at penn suggests equal efficacy of bupropion with ssris. The rcts comparing bupropion with ssris sponsored by vario... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Need MRI : Diagnostic tests are absolutely essential before deciding on treatment. Mri is a good start.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Certainly possible: Depends on number of hair samples obtained and sensitivity of the lab test utilized.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Involuntary commit: All states have provisions for involuntary commitments of patients who are a danger to themselves, eg suicide, or to others. If this is the case call ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
DSM V is out soon.: Dsm v has the complete categorical criteria for psychiatric diagnoses. It will be available next month, replacing dsm iv. However one should never eng... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Definitely: This is a treatable disorder. See a skilled psychopharmacologist with experience in treating bipolar disorder.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
If necessary: Ideally patients should take no medications in the first trimester of pregnancy. All antidepressants are recommended to use with caution. You and your... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
No: Not considered a drug of abuse.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
No: There is no evidence that antidepressants reduce fertility.However caution should be exercised in using any medications during conception because of p... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Need psych evaluatio: You are describing elements of depression (crying spells, sleep disturbance and inability to concentrate). Need full psychiatric evaluation to rule ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Professional help: Have your friend see a psychologist or psychiatrist to help in making good decisions and understand what they are going through.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Sertraline best : Sertraline is the best studied and has the most evidence for efficacy, .
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Likely small: No pregnant or breast feeding women were included in clinical trials with mirtazepine. This is a low dose so the benefit must be weighed against any p... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
See below: Seveal are effective and/or fda approved including venlafaxine, paroxetine, escitalopram and sertraline.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
May need another med: Depends on how long you have recv'd it. These meds take 3-5 weeks to achieve therapeutic effects. If taken for 6 weeks without positive effects, a dif... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Depends: Depends on length of treatment. If taken daily it accumulates and takes time to be excreted. With the long half life, it takes a few weeks to be elimi... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Not a good idea: A percentage of subjects exposed to meth become addicted quickly.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Full dx workup: You would be expected to tell your life story and give a description of your current symptoms.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Yes: Yes but not as genetically loaded as other psychiatric disorders.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
No: Sertraline is not lethal in overdose.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
No: Psychostimulants are drugs used to treat attention deficit disorder such as methylphenidate (ritalin) or adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphe... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Yes: See a psychiatrist for a full diagnostic work up. This is treatable.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Depends : This depends on the dose ingested, the chronicity of use, route of administration.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Yes and No: There are no interactions between Lexapro (escitalopram) and alcohol as there are between benzodiazepine anti anxiety agents and alcohol. However, the... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Psychotherapy: There are effective psychological treatments for phobias. See a behavioral therapist for treatment.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Absolutely yes. : Yes. There are many such facilities in general hospitals as well as specialty hospitals.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Yes: Yes but can both be sedating.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
No: Because of the accumulation of thc in fatty tissue, it may stay longer in women during pregnancy.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Many available: There are various tests that measure symptom severity for a variety of diagnoses including depression, several anxiety disorders including ptsd and pa... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Depends: Depends on what the causes of the hypersomnia are.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Largely unknown: Because it is only 27% protein bound, this drug can cross the placental barrier more easily than other antidepressants. No good data on safety during ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Yes: If a blood or urine test for drugs of abuse is ordered, thc will be detected.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Psychiatric Eval: Altered sleep, decreased concentration, fatigue, suicidal thoughts, decreased self esteem, inability to experience pleasure. Suggest psychiatric evalu... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Needs new meds: Have her doctor reevaluate and prescribe new medications based on the diagnostic findings.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Depends on severity: Depends on severity. Bulemia can cause erosion of the esophagus due to acid reflux, esophageal tears due to retching with purging, and metabolic alt... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Yes: Yes. There are no known drug-drug interactions between these two medications.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
No: You should receive a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation to determine what the causes are for these symptoms, including potential medical disorders.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
No.: Effective treatment of panic disorder requires either behavioral therapy and or medications such as certain antidepressants or benzodiazepines.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Possibly: Eplim (valproate)!is associated with increased risk for poly cystic ovary syndrome, the #1 cause of infertility in women. It also is associated with b... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Return to usual: Complete remission from depression should restore patients to their pre depression mood state. You should feel 'normal' without any residual symptoms... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Yes: There is no evidence that there is tolerance to the effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in the treatment of add or adhd.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Yes: Yes but other medications such as sertraline are effective with far fewer side effects.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Nemeroff
42 years experience
Technically no.: If you have symptoms throughout your menstrual cycle, you likely have either a primary mood or anxiety disorder such as depression or another medical,... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nemeroff is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nemeroff is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
She is so little, 14 months old, it scares you even though you are trained in some of these situations. Thanks for the reassurance
HealthTap member
Thanks. 2 Brothers with it and I'm having ADHD type symptoms increasingly over time. Appointment with Psychiatrist tomorrow.
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I am not sleeping very well no I have my psychologist in three weeks will talk to her then thank you for ur information

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, NC
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

Top Psychiatrist , Second Place, Miami, FL - Winter
2013
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