George Northrup 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. We promise to make the entire process as comfortable and straight forward as possible.
George M. Northrup, M.D. is a Board Certified in General Psychiatry. Dr. Northrup is a skilled diagnostician with extensive clinical experience in General and Forensic Psychiatry and NeuroStar TMS. He provides evidence-based care, engaging patients in collaborative treatment planning. He receives many referrals from physicians, therapists, and psychologists. If medications are considered, it is tailored to what would best treat the presenting problems most effectively in order to meet the needs of the individual
When you call for your free consultation, we will ask a couple of basic questions and gather demographic and insurance information. We will schedule an appointment at your convenience. We will ask that you bring a list of all prior treatments and medications and note any side effects associated with each. We will gather a detailed history of your condition and determine if TMS is right for you. If you have someone that may be of assistance with understanding your options and assist with providing history. You will also have an opportunity to see the device and understand exactly what the TMS treatment process will involve.
After your free initial consultation, we will seek prior authorization from your insurance and verify coverage. You will be informed of all associated costs in advance of any treatments. Once all arrangements have been made, you will meet with our physician who will assure that this the best medical intervention for you and review your information gathered at the initial consultation.
Once all medical and financial arrangements are finalized, often the same day that you meet with the physician, we will start your TMS treatments. You will set a time of day that is convenient for you.
You will return 5 days a week until your treatment is complete, usually 4-6 weeks based on the nature of your symptoms.
Over 300 million patients have insurance policies that cover NeuroStar TMS Therapy through their health plans. Below is a brief list. Please contact your provider for detailed information and coverage.
Dr, Northrup TMS offers a very distinctive service to you as a physician. Should you be interested in offering
TMS in your clinic, we can help make that happen at no cost to you and with no need for additional staff.