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Referring Providers

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 Specialties

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Depression
  • Drug Use (non-opioid)
  • Opioid/Pain Med Use
  • Invega Treatment
  • OCD
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Suboxone Treatment
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
  • Vivitrol Treatment
  • badge-1 ARCSignifies specialized training in substance use disorder and addiction recovery.
  • badge-4 TMSSignifies advanced training and post-graduate certification in TMS Therapy.

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Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.