Locations and Appointments
- Substance Abuse
- Mood Disorder
- Anxiety Disorder
- Personality Disorder
- Family Problems
- Relationship Problems
- Addiction Psychiatry
Clinical & Academic Positions
- Associate Attending Psychiatrist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
- Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Education & Training
- M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 2009
- B.A., University of Florida, 2005
Jonathan Avery, M.D., is the Director of Addiction Psychiatry and an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Avery’s primary academic focus has been to examine and help develop interventions to improve clinicians’ attitudes towards patients with substance use disorders. He is also focused on educating all physicians on how to treat individuals with co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illness
Dr. Avery is a graduate of the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Payne Whitney Clinic. During residency, he was selected as a Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry Fellow and won several awards for his clinical and academic work. He was co-chief resident in his final year of training. Prior to employment on the Cornell faculty, Dr. Avery completed an addiction psychiatry fellowship at the New York University School of Medicine.
Dr. Avery is currently the Director of Addiction Psychiatry and an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Avery teaches addiction psychiatry to the Weill Cornell medical students and residents of New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He has been published on a broad variety of topics in psychiatry, including papers on subjects ranging from clinician attitudes towards patients to how to use buprenorphine. He is the founder of the Addiction Stigma Institute that studies stigma towards individuals with substance use disorders and creates novel interventions to improve these stigmatizing attitudes. He was on the editorial board for the DSM-5 Clinical Cases book, and is the editor of the books Co-occurring Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment and The Stigma of Addiction: An Essential Guide. He has won numerous awards for his clinical and academic work, including the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Faculty Innovation in Education Award and the Outstanding Faculty Member Award from the New York County Psychiatric Society.
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 - CoreSource
Honors and Awards
Honors and Awards
- 2011 - Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry Fellow
- 2011 - New York Presbyterian Falcon Award for Service (2)
- 2011 - New York Presbyterian Shining Star Award (3)
- 2011 - American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Travel Award
- 2012 - AACAP Educational Outreach Program (EOP) for Residents in Alcohol Research Award
- 2013 - American Psychiatric Association Resident Recognition Award
- 2014 – American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Faculty Innovation in Education Award
- 2015 – Weill Cornell Medical College Leadership in Academic Medicine Program
- 2016 – Outstanding Faculty Member Award from the New York County Psychiatric Society
- 2017 - NYP/Cornell Payne Whitney Clinic Faculty Teaching Award
- 2018 - Brause Family Junior Faculty Assistance Award