About John Lake

Overview

A lifelong Missourian, Dr. Lake has nearly two decades of experience treating patients who have all forms of psychiatric illness, at all points of care. As Medical Director of the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at SoutheastHEALTH, he assisted patients through the most severe aspects of their illness, developing individualized treatment plans and providing leadership to a dedicated inter-disciplinary team of psychiatric professionals. Now, through his work in SoutheastHEALTH's outpatient office, he looks forward to establishing lasting, stable therapeutic relationships. Dr. Lake is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the Eastern Missouri Psychiatric Association.

Services

Outpatient Psychiatry, Behavioral Health, Inpatient Psychiatry

Specialties

Psychiatry

Departments

Behavioral Health

Credentials

Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Psychiatry

Education

  • 1991, University of Missouri-Columbia, BS
  • 1995, St. Louis University School Of Medicine, MD

Residency

  • 1999, St. Louis University School of Medicine

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Eastern Missouri Psychiatric Association

Office Locations

Southeast Behavioral Health

60 Doctors' Park
Lower Level, Suite 102
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703    Maps & Directions
Phone: 573-519-4949

Southeast Hospital

1701 Lacey Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701    Maps & Directions

Areas of Expertise

  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Dual Diagnoses
  • Personality Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Expertise with Adult & Geriatric Patients
  • Expertise in Treating Psychiatric Illness with Comorbid Medical Issues
  • Expertise in Psychopharmacology
  • Expertise in Brief Forms of Psychotherapy with Psychodynamic, Self and Gestalt Psychology Approaches

Publications & Research

  • Evans DM, Lake, JT, Johnson MR, Howlett AC. Endogenous Cannabinoid ReceQtor Binding Activi!Y Release from Rat Brain Slices by DeQolarization. The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Vol. 268, no. 3: 1271-77, 1994.
  • Lake JT, Grossberg GT. Management of Psychosis, Agitation, and other Behavioral Problems in Alzheimer's Disease. Psychiatric Annals, Vol. 26, no. 5:274-279, 1996.
  • Lake JT, Rahman A, Grossberg GT. Diagnosis and Treatment of Ps):'.chotic SyinQtoms in Elderly Patients. Drugs & Aging, Vol. 11, no. 3:170-177, 1997. Lake JT, Grossberg, GT. Diagnosis and Management or Paranoia, Delusion, Agitation and other Behavioral Problems in Alzheimer's Disease. Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. Ed by Eisdorfer, C and Kumar, V. New York. Springer Publishing, 1998.
  • Grossberg GT, Lake JT. The role of the Ps):'.chiatrist in Al.zheimer's Disease. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 1998:59 supplement 9: 3-6. Cited 11 times by future publications