Dr. Maria Encarnacion, MD

Addiction Psychiatry ·  Female · Age 72

About Doctor

Dr. Maria Encarnacion, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Galax, VA and has been practicing for 35 years. She graduated from Universidad De Sevilla, Facultad De Medicina in 1980 and specializes in addiction psychiatry.

Dr. Encarnacion began working in the medical field in 1984 as an Emergency Room physician in Smithtown, NY. Her affinity for addiction medicine began during these early years as a consultant physician for a substance abuse clinic in Suffolk County, NY. After moving to Virginia with her family in 1991 she worked with many populations from her own private practice as a family physician; Medical Director of a nursing home; and as Staff Physician at the Student Health Center at the University of Virginia Tech. Dr Maria has been Medical Director of the Life Center of Galax, a residential chemical dependency treatment facility in Southwest Virginia, since 1993. She has shared her knowledge and experiences with her staff, her patients and with communities in an effort to broaden education about the disease of addiction. She is also Board Certified in Acupuncture Medicine.

Areas of Expertise

Addiction Psychiatry


  • 1984 Southside Hospital
  • 1980 Universidad De Sevilla, Facultad De Medicina
  • Dr. Maria Encarnacion, MD

    Life Center Of Galax
    112 Painter St Galax, VA 24333

    Phone:(844) 202-8039
    112 Painter St Galax, VA 24333
    Dr. Maria Encarnacion, MD -112 Painter St Galax, VA 24333- Hospital Search Office Phone: (844) 202-8039


    Latitude: 36.659456
    Longitude: -80.928525