George M. Northrup, M.D. is a Board Certified Psychiatrist in General Psychiatry. Dr. Northrup is a skilled diagnostician with extensive clinical experience with NeuroStar TMS.
Dr. George Northrup MD. PA. provides TMS Therapy in the Tampa Bay Area, specializing in the relief of depression with innovative technology by NeuroStar.
We provide comprehensive care for depression. Call us for a free consultation.
NeuroStar TMS stands for “Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation”. TMS is a medical procedure that works by delivering highly focused MRI-strength magnetic pulses to noninvasively (without surgery) stimulate the brain and treat major depression. This magnetic field stimulate the neurons and show depression symptom relief. Patients being treated with TMS do not require anesthesia or sedation.
We are excited to be able to offer this treatment and participate in most insurance plans to reduce costs for our patients. Most patients will pay less for their care than the cost of psychiatric medications.Learn more
For an introduction of TMS therapy, this short video outlines how TMS treats depression by describing the NeuroStar system and the physiology of the brain cells involved in depression. Learn how electrical currents between nerve cells can be altered by TMS to make adjustments in brain cell activity, and eventually rebalance brain chemistry.More on NeuroStar TMS
TMS Therapy is covered by all major insurance companies, including Medicare, United Healthcare, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Cigna, Aetna, Tricare, and others. Our staff works with you and your insurance carrier to get treatment authorized and covered for you. LEARN MORE