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Gender: Male
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Weill Cornell Psychiatry at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
P: (212) 746-3091
Call for appointment
(212) 746-3091

Personal Statement

George Jack Makari, MD is a Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the De Witt Wallace Institute for the History of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine.  He teaches and publishes on the history and theory of psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.  In addition to his academic responsibilities, he maintians an active faculty practice.

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Specialties/Expertise

Board Certifications
  • Psychiatry
Specialties
  • General Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
Expertise
  • Couples Therapy
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Mood Disorder
  • Psychoanalysis

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]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource

Education/Training

  • M.D., Cornell University Medical College, 1987

Biography

Titles

Professor of Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College

Biography

Dr. George J. Makari attended Brown University and received his BA in 1982; then received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College in 1987. He completed his psychiatric residency at the Payne Whitney Clinic, then served as a Reader's Digest Research Fellow in the Weill Medical College Department of Psychiatry.  Dr. Makari completed Psychoanalytic training at the Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research at Columbia University in 1997.  He is a Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the De Witt Wallace Institute for the History of Psychiatry and Director of the Long Term Psychotherapy Clinic  in the Payne Whitney Clinic.

Office hours: By appointment only.

To schedule appointments:
  Call - (212) 746-3091 [or] 
  Email - gjmakari@med.cornell.edu