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.
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia. M.D. Degree June 1976
University of Pennsylvania,
B.A. in Biology, cum laude - May 1972
Emory University Affiliated Hospitals,
Internship in Internal Medicine
1976 - 1977
Institute of Living,
Residency in Psychiatry
1977 - 1980
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry
and Neurology, 1982
Georgia Medical Licensure #21939
Board of Medical Examiners Certification #171946
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry,
Emory University School of Medicine, 1983 - 1998
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry,
Emory University School of Medicine, 1980 - 1983
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,
August 2007 – January 2010
Director of Adult Inpatient Services,
Ridgeview Institute, Smyrna, Georgia 30080
. June 2007 – June 2009
Magellan Healthcare of Georgia (BC/BS of Georgia).
September 1994 - June 1999
Medical Director, CPC Parkwood Hospital,
March 1987 - August 1994
Director, Adult Treatment Programs,
CPC Parkwood Hospital,
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
Emory University School of Nursing:
Lectures on Depression and Antidepressant Therapy.
April and June 2009/2010
Clinical staff teaching and supervision, Adult Program at
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
The Ethics of Treating Those with Mental Illness; The Intersection of Acute Care and Mental Health Services. Given November 2007, Emory Crawford Long Hospital
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