Practicing since 1976, Dr. Paul Weir opened his own clinic in Birmingham in 1985. He is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Fellow of the American Academy of Pyschoanalysis. He believes in continuously educating himself on the most technologically advanced depression treatments available. Dr. Weir believes that treatments like TMS are the next step in helping people overcome depression. He has made such an impact on his patients that he was recently recognized in 2013 with the distinction of Distinguished Life Fellow. It’s the highest membership honor the American Psychiatric Association gives to it’s members.
TMS of Birmingham is equipped with a Neurostar TMS machine. Treatments take approximately 37 min per session, 5 days a week, for 4-6 weeks depending on the client’s response. There is constant assessment of the client, which will determine the actual number of treatments. Insurance is accepted through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama.
Dr. Weir has earned a max 5 star rating on healthgrades.com. He received perfect marks for his office including: office environment, staff friendliness, ease of scheduling appointments, wait time, and level of trust. A recent reviewer after TMS treatment said, “Since TMS, my perspective on life has been so positive, that I know there is hope.”