Anna Dickerman, M.D.
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Anna Dickerman, M.D.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
  • Psycho-Oncology
  • Psychopharmacology


  • Psychiatric Aspects of Physical Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Mood Disorder
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders

Personal Statement

Dr. Anna Dickerman is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine, and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. As Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Service, Dr. Dickerman supervises residents doing psychiatric consultations on patients in medical and surgical settings. In addition to her academic and hospital clinical responsibilities, she maintains an active faculty practice in psychiatry and psychotherapy. She treats a wide range of conditions, with an individualized and integrated approach that incorporates psychotherapy and/or psychopharmacology as needed.


Dr. Dickerman attended Harvard College, where she graduated magna cum laude with highest honors in field. Following her undergraduate studies, she received her M.D. degree at The New York University School of Medicine, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She completed her residency in Adult Psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weil Cornell Medical Center, where she received the Payne Whitney Faculty Council Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Consultation Psychiatry Department Trainee Award. Following her residency, Dr. Dickerman completed a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine (Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center. She also completed psychoanalytic fellowships at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, and the American Psychoanalytic Association. She is a recipient of the William L. Webb Fellowship Award from the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, and is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Dickerman has been published on a broad variety of topics in Psychiatry, including papers on subjects ranging from thyroid testing in psychiatric patients to the management of depression in palliative care. She has written or co-written textbook chapters on psychodynamic psychotherapy, personality disorders, somatic symptom disorders, psycho-oncology and HIV Psychiatry. Dr. Dickerman has also co-edited multiple study guides from American Psychiatric Publication. From 2015-2018, she served on the Scientific Program Committee of the American Psychiatric Association.

To schedule an appointment, call (212) 746-3529.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

2004 Radcliffe Fellowship, Harvard College
2005 Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize, Harvard College
2005 Magna Cum Laude, Harvard College
        Highest Honors in Field
2008 Alpha Omega Alpha , New York University School of Medicine
2011 The Nathaniel Wharton Fund Best Paper Award, The Society for Liaison Psychiatry
2012 Recipient, The Columbia Psychoanalytic Fellowship, The Columbia University Center  for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
2012 William L. Webb Fellowship Award, Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
2013 Recipient, The American Psychoanalytic Association Fellowship, The American Psychoanalytic Association
2013 Consultation Psychiatry Department Trainee Award, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
2013 Payne Whitney Faculty Council Award for Excellence in Teaching, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
2013 Recipient, Editorial Board Fellowship, Psychodynamic Psychiatry
2014 Selected as Member, Scientific Program Committee, American Psychiatric Association
2014 Granted Fellow status in the American Psychiatric Association
2015 Recipient, OpenCare Patient's Choice Award for Psychiatry in New York
2015-2017 Recipient, SuperDoctors New York Rising Stars 2015-2017 (New York Times Magazine, 09/2015, 09/2016, 09/2017)



Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Psychosomatic Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Psychiatrist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2009
  • B.A., Harvard College, 2005


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark

Locations and Appointments