About R. Dewayne Book, MD
Dr. Book received his medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Georgia. He was outstanding resident of the year during his residency at the Department of Psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center, and has over 30 years of experience treating patients with a wide range of psychiatric conditions, including PTSD, major depressive disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder. Dr. Book received the Rock Slyster Scholarship from American Medical Association as well as the Fredrick B. Glaser Award from the Governors Institute. He was president of the NC ASAM chapter and was a guest editor of the NC Medical Journal.
Dr. Book specializes in addictive disorders, having studied neurobiology and biochemistry to understand chemical brain functions. This knowledge informs his well-rounded, individualized approach to treating patients struggling with addiction, an approach that also includes medication management, psychotherapy, patient education, and social network development.
Partial List of Treatment Areas
- Alcohol Use
- Anxiety / Stress
- Bipolar I & II
- Drug Use
- Psychosis w/ Long-Acting Injectable
- Suboxone Treatment
- Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
November 19, 2020
Both my Dr, Dr Book and my TMS technician Kamal did nothing but show complete professionalism, respect, and compassion during every single one of my treatments. They not only did their jobs to the best of their ability, but they did their jobs with Grace and Humility.