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Walter F. Anderson, M.D.,P.C.
770-936-9403
4675 N. Shallowford Rd
Suite 210
Atlanta, Georgia 30338
wfa@wfamd.com
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Walter F. Anderson M.D. is a psychiatrist specializing in individual therapy and psychopharmacology, and maintains a private practice in Atlanta, Georgia.

With over 30 years experience as a psychotherapist, he is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of patients in areas of anxiety and mood disorders and PTSD, as well as situational disorders including divorce, grief, and family conflicts.


EDUCATION: 

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.  M.D. Degree June 1976

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   B.A. in Biology, cum laude - May 1972

 

POSTGRADUATE

TRAINING:        
      

Emory University Affiliated Hospitals,
Internship in Internal Medicine 1976 - 1977

Institute of Living, Hartford, Connecticut. Residency in Psychiatry 1977 - 1980

 

MEDICAL

LICENSURE/  

CERTIFICATION:       


Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry
 and Neurology, 1982

Georgia Medical Licensure #21939

Board of Medical Examiners Certification #171946

NPI: 1629194907

 

ACADEMIC

APPOINTMENTS: 

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry,  Emory University School of Medicine, 1983 - 1998

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Emory University School of Medicine, 1980 - 1983

 

PROFESSIONAL

EXPERIENCE:


Private Practice of Psychiatry

4675 North Shallowford Road Dunwoody, Georgia. 30338.  May 1984 – Present

Director of Psychiatric Services, South Fulton Medical Center. East Point, Georgia 30344. August 2009 – April 2011

Professional Advisory Board, Skyland Trail, Atlanta, Georgia. August 2007 – January 2010

Director of Adult Inpatient Services, Ridgeview Institute, Smyrna, Georgia 30080 .  June 2007 – June 2009

 
Physician Advisor/Reviewer, Magellan Healthcare of Georgia (BC/BS of Georgia).  September 1994 - June 1999


Medical Director,
CPC Parkwood Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia. March 1987 - August 1994


Director, Adult Treatment Programs,
CPC Parkwood Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia.  May 1984 - March 1987 and  December 1992 - August 1994

Chief, Inpatient Psychiatry Unit, Atlanta VA Medical Center.  July 1980 - May 1984

Coordinator, Medical Student and Resident Education Program, Psychiatry Service, Atlanta VA Medical Center.  July 1980 - May 1984

 

TEACHING:              

Emory University School of Nursing:
Lectures on Depression and Antidepressant Therapy.  April and June 2009/2010


Clinical staff teaching and supervision, Adult Program at Ridgeview Institute, Smyrna, Georgia 30080.  June 2007 – June 2009

 

Residency Supervision, Department of Psychiatry, Emory University School of Medicine.  July 1980 - February 1998


Clinical staff teaching and supervision,
CPC Parkwood Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia.  May 1984 - August 1994

WORKSHOPS:

The Ethics of Treating Those with Mental Illness; The Intersection of Acute Care and Mental Health Services. Given November 2007, Emory Crawford Long Hospital

 

                                

PROFESSIONAL
MEMBERSHIPS:

Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association. 
May 1980 - Present

American Psychiatric Association. 
June l978 - Present

American Medical Association. June 1984 - Present

American Association for Technology in Psychiatry. April 2000 – Present

STATE BAR OF GEORGIA - Committee on Lawyer Impairment, September 1989 - July 1993

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PRIVATE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS:

       Task Force on Ethics/Standards of Practice, 1991

       Task Force on Hospital Organization, 1990

       Critical Indicators Task Force, 1990

       Clinical Education Task Force, 1989 - 1993

       Task Force on the Resurvey Process, 1989

       Outcome Study Advisory Committee, 1989

       Secretary of Multi-Facility For-Profit Section, 1991