Language: English
Gender: Male
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Weill Cornell Psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division
21 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains, NY 10605
Weill Cornell Psychiatry Specialty Center
315 East 62nd Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10065
(646) 962-2820

Personal Statement

Matthew Shear, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine, where he maintains a practice in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  Dr. Shear specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, with an emphasis on family-based therapy. He provides individual and family therapy, as well as diagnostic evaluations and treatment with medication.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


  • Eating Disorder

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


Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Psychiatrist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2008
  • M.P.H., George Washington University, 2007
  • B.A., Williams College, 2002


After completing training in general psychiatry at Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Matthew Shear completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he was Chief Fellow during his final year.  Dr. Shear is board certified in both Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Shear teaches Child and Adolescent Psychiatry to Weill Cornell Medical students, and supervises residents and fellows.

To schedule appointments:
Call - (914) 997-5203