Physicians

Psychiatrists

David Buttross III, M.D., is founder and CEO of Lake Area Psychiatry. Dr. Buttross is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. After graduating from McNeese State University, he attended Medical School at Lousiana State University in Shreveport. Dr. Buttross did his Psychiatric training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. He has been in private practice in Lake Charles since 1996.

Jayendra Patel M.D., Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology completed Psychiatric Residencies at Harvard Medical School, MS University and in Valodara, India. He has been involved in research and teaching at Harvard Medical School and at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He specializes in Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia. Dr. Patel has been recognized twice as one of the “Best Doctors in America.”

Contact us, to learn more about any of the psychiatric services that we offer.

As a patient, our psychiatrists and Social Workers will provide a full assessment and then proceed with formulating a unique treatment plan to address your mental health needs. Call us today at 337-478-9331.