Daniel Knoepflmacher, M.D.
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Daniel Knoepflmacher, M.D.


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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

Dr. Daniel Knoepflmacher is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at New York Presbyterian Hospital. In addition to his academic responsibilities and clinical leadership role in the NewYork-Presbyterian Adult Partial Hospital Program, he maintains an active faculty practice in general psychiatry. With expertise in both psychopharmacology and psychotherapy, Dr. Knoepflmacher draws on his unique professional background to provide compassionate treatment for a wide range of conditions, using a personalized approach tailored to the specific needs of each person in his care.

***Please note, Dr. Knoepflmacher is currently NOT accepting new patients.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Psychotherapy
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology


  • Mood Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Family Problems
  • Work Related Problems
  • Relationship Problems
  • Couples Therapy
  • Psychotic Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Executive Mental Health
  • Young Adult Mental Health
  • College Age Mental Health


Dr. Knoepflmacher attended Columbia University, where he graduated magna cum laude. After college, he completed an MFA in Film Production at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. He embarked on a successful career in the entertainment industry as an editor specializing in the theatrical and television marketing campaigns for major studio films. After several years, Dr. Knoepflmacher left the film world to begin medical training at Oregon Health and Sciences University, in Portland, Oregon. While in medical school, he was honored as the top medical student in Psychiatry, inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society, and was chosen for the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. Dr. Knoepflmacher completed his psychiatry residency at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he was selected as chief resident and presented with the American Psychiatric Association Resident Recognition Award upon graduation. Additionally, Dr. Knoepflmacher was chosen as a fellow by the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry and completed a one-year psychoanalytic fellowship at the New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute.Dr. Knoepflmacher brings his unique background to his work as a psychiatrist. His past pursuits in a creative field and in a high-pressure business environment inform his empathic approach to individuals struggling with personal, professional, academic, and artistic challenges. Dr. Knoepflmacher has contributed to multiple books in the field of psychiatry, co-authored a peer-reviewed publication on antipsychotic medications, and produced and edited a video used nationwide to train psychiatry residents about substance use disorders. As an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, he supervises residents in the outpatient department, providing guidance on psychopharmacological and psychotherapeutic interventions. Dr. Knoepflmacher sees patients through his Weill Cornell Medicine faculty practice, in addition to providing evaluation and treatment through the Executive Health Program at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

2016    APA Resident Recognition Award
2016    Scott Schwartz - American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry Award
2015    Psychoanalytic Fellowship – New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute
2015    DOC (Doctor On Call) of the Year Award - New York Presbyterian Westchester Division
2014    GAP (Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry) Fellowship
2012    Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award
2012    Outstanding Medical Student in Psychiatry Award
2011    Gold Humanism Honor Society Inductee


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., Oregon Health Sciences University, College of Medicine, 2012
  • M.F.A., University of Southern California, 1997
  • B.A., Columbia University, 1994


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
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark

Locations and Appointments