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Robert A. Dahmes, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Dahmes has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the healthcare industry

Dr. Dahmes has been practicing for more than 40 years in both the public and private sectors.

    NEW ORLEANS, LA, October 12, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert A. Dahmes, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Dahmes celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Dahmes of New Orleans pursued a career in mental health that is specific to Psychiatry. Diagnosing and treating patients with mental illness, such as depression, anxiety disorders, substance abuse, and schizophrenia, he also has a subspecialty in child and adolescent psychiatry and psychopharmacology. Relying on a mix of medications and psychotherapy to help heal, Dr. Dahmes has been practicing for more than 40 years in both the public and private sectors.
Licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and is certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Dahmes practices in the state of Louisiana. After attending Louisiana State University School of Medicine, where he completed his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1975, he then completed his residency and fellowship there as well.

Dr. Dahmes' goal currently is to be on the cutting edge of pharmacogenomics. He has written and published several handouts on medications for mental illness as a concise means of teaching physicians about its complexity. He also authored a chapter in the textbook "Child and Adolescent Psychological Disorders". He has also been an investigational new drug researcher, is a Clinical Assistant Professor at LSU Health Sciences Center and has a private practice specializing in psychopharmacology. He currently serves as Treasurer for the Louisiana Psychiatric Medical Association and President of the Louisiana Council of Child Psychiatry.

A Commemorative Air Force preservation colonel, Dr. Dahmes also serves as Parliamentarian for the Orleans Parish chapter of the Alliance of Good Government, which focuses its efforts on political affairs. In his spare time, he plays in a local rock and roll band, aptly named "The Prescriptions" and cruises on his vintage powerboat, "Prince of Tides". He has been named to Best Doctors in Louisiana for the past 9 years and has also been recognized in Super Doctors. He is a Distinguished Lifetime Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Robert A. Dahmes, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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