Dean Harrell, MD

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine/Psychiatry
Attending Physician in Geriatric Medicine 
Medical Director of Psychiatric Services with the Department of Internal Medicine

Dr. Harrell completed a residency in Psychiatry at Tulane University and a fellowship in Geriatrics Medicine at MCG.  His Augusta University practice consists of inpatient and outpatient geriatrics.  He has been Director of the Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Unit for 8 years.  His main interests include diagnosing and treating dementing illness in the elderly, and helping families to understand and cope as their loved ones decline.  Dr. Harrell’s also focuses on cardiovascular diseases in the elderly, and he has written a textbook chapter on this subject.

After many years of practicing medicine, Dr. Harrell says that his passion for teaching medical students and residents remains strong, and he has a desire to provide excellent patient care for the elderly and their families.


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