Joseph Tarantolo, MD – Short Bio

Primum Non Nocere: Joseph Tarantolo, MD is a so-called Board Certified psychiatrist. He is a therapist and helps patients wean them selves off of psychotropic drugs. He has practiced his trade on Capitol Hill in Washington DC for these past 37 years. He is existential and libertarian in his interpersonal bent.


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