Akinlawon Ayeni, MD

Provider Type: Psychiatrist

Serving: Adult

Akinlawon Ayeni, MD

Dr. Akin Ayeni is an addiction disease specialist with special skill and interest in behavioral health with over 38 years in medical practice. Dr. Ayeni became an Oxford Scholar upon completion of the British Medical Practice program in Exeter, UK. Dr. Ayeni has been involved in the treatment of addiction both as a clinician and as a policy maker for several states including Maryland, Kansas, Delaware, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Georgia. While in Maryland he designed the Maryland Department of Safety Policy for the Re-entry Program. This program was so successful that the drug Czar under President George W. Bush as well as a delegation from Soviet Union visited and commended the excellence of the program. Dr. Ayeni has a unique interest and experience in the treatment of addiction diseases in pregnant women as well in adults and young adults with the illness of addiction.

Specialties

  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child Psychiatry Consultation
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Development Disorder
  • Eating Disorder
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Medication Review
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Personality Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Prescription/Refill
  • Psychiatric Medication Review
  • Psychiatry Consultation
  • Psychiatry Follow Up
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Schizophrenia/Psychotic Features
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Worry

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine from University of Lagos College of Medicine
  • Residency in Family Practice from Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Master's in Public Health from Royal Institute of Public Health
  • Fellowship in Faculty Development from Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Master's in Business Administration from Emory University

Locations

Smyrna, GA
400 Technology Court, Suite J
Smyrna, GA 30082-5237
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