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George Royal, PhD


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George Royal, PhD Biography and Info

George Royal, PhD, is a licensed psychologist, trained in clinical and health psychology. He is currently the Chief of Psychology at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and president of the Northeast Florida Chapter of the Florida Psychological Association. His areas of interest include:

  • Adjustment to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Depression, Anxiety and Stress Management
  • Family, Children and Marital Issues
  • End of Life Issues and Grief Counseling
  • Pain, Fatigue, Appetite, and Sleep Problems
  • Medical Issues and Fears
  • Health Promotion and Cancer Survivorship
  • Self-Esteem Issues

About Me

I specialize in working with hematology and oncology patients and help them cope with both the physical and emotional issues related to their diagnosis and treatment of medical problems such as cancer. I serve as a full-time resource available to you and your family at the time of a cancer diagnosis, during treatment and upon completion of medical treatment.


  • Chief of Psychology


  • Psychology


  • English

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Medical Center South
  • Wolfson Children's Hospital
  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville

Legal Practice Name

  • Baptist Behavioral Health, LLC

George Royal, PhD Additional Information

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Arts - University

    University of Virginia/School of Medicine - Charlottesville , VA

    1974 – 1978

  • Master of Arts - University

    University of Alabama/Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa , AL

    1980 – 1984

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Medical School

    University of Alabama/Tuscaloosa - Tuscaloosa , AL

    1980 – 1991

  • Internship

    University of Florida/ College of Medicine - Gainesville , FL

    1990 – 1991

  • Residency

    University of Florida/ College of Medicine - Gainesville , FL

    1991 – 1992