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


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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

Dr. Anna Dickerman is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine, and an Associate Attending Psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. As Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Service, Dr. Dickerman supervises and teaches residents and fellows performing psychiatric consultations on patients in medical and surgical settings. In addition to her various academic, administrative, and clinical responsibilities within the hospital, she also 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.

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


Dr. Anna Dickerman is Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Service at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine, and Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Dickerman attended Harvard College, where she graduated magna cum laude with highest honors. Following her undergraduate studies, she received her M.D. degree at The New York University School of Medicine, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. 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-Liaison Psychiatry Department Trainee Award. Following her residency, Dr. Dickerman completed a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/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 written and published on a broad variety of topics in C-L psychiatry, and has also co-edited multiple study guides from American Psychiatric Publishing. From 2015-2018, she served on the Scientific Program Committee of the American Psychiatric Association. She is also a board member of the Society for Liaison Psychiatry.


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)
2021 Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Psychiatry Certificate of Recognition for Dedicated Teaching and Outstanding Mentorship in Medical Student Education


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychosomatic Medicine)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Psychiatrist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate 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 doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

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

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

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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Professional Services:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.; UpToDate, Inc.