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Dr. Joachim Benitez, MD

Psychiatry* Age 50
Dr. Joachim Benitez, MD
4.2 (5 Ratings)

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Dr. Joachim Benitez, MD is a Psychiatrist in Lakeland, FL.
Dr. Joachim Benitez, MD
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Dr. Joachim Benitez, MD

Psychiatry* Age 50
Lakeland, FL
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Joachim Benitez, MD is a Psychiatrist in Lakeland, FL.

About

Dr. Joachim Benitez, MD is a Psychiatrist in Lakeland, FL and has 19 years experience. They graduated from ST. LUKE'S COLLEGE OF MEDICINE. They currently practice at Watson Clinic LLP and are affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Benitez has experience treating conditions like Anxiety and Panic Disorder among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Benitez received an average rating of 4.2/5 from patients and has been reviewed 5 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Benitez also speaks Tagalog. Dr. Benitez is board certified in Psychiatry and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Anxiety
Panic Disorder
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Anxiety
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Panic Disorder
ADHD and-or ADD
Bipolar Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder
Phobia
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychiatric Evaluation
Adjustment Disorder
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
Borderline Personality Disorder
Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
Delusional Disorder
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Hypochondriasis
Manic Disorder
Marijuana Addiction
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Personality Disorders
Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
Psychosis
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophreniform Disorder
Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
Somatoform Disorders
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Couples Therapy
Dementia or Depression Screening
Family Psychotherapy
Group Psychotherapy
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Insurance Accepted

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  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
  • LocalPlus
  • Curative EPO
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  • MultiPlan PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Watson Clinic LLP
    1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33805
    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday
    06:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    Closed
    Thursday
    Closed
    Friday
    Closed
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2 New York-Presbyterian Hospital
    525 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065
  3. 3 Watson Clinic LLP
    1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33805
    Monday
    06:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    06:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    06:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    06:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    06:30 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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4.2
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Patient Reviews
Feb 19, 2021
Excellent physician. I feel very fortunate to have found him. He makes me laugh when I am sad. He tells it as it is. Kind and empathetic.
— Feb 19, 2021
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Languages Spoken
Tagalog
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Psychiatry
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • ST. LUKE'S COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
    2005
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Psychiatry
Board Certifications
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Frequently Asked Questions

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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Joachim Benitez, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Benitez's profile.

Dr. Benitez frequently treats the following conditions: Anxiety and Panic Disorder. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Joachim Benitez, MD is affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Joachim Benitez, MD holds board certification in Psychiatry.

Hospital Affiliations

  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital

    525 E 68th St, New York, NY