Philip Jonathan Wilner, M.D.
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Philip Jonathan Wilner, M.D.


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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

Philip J. Wilner, MD, MBA is Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center. Dr. Wilner also is Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Adult Psychiatry
  • General Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy


  • Affective Disorder
  • Psychopharmacology


Dr. Philip Wilner received his BA, summa cum laude, in 1979 from Columbia College and his MD in 1983 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, both of Columbia University. He completed his psychiatry internship, residency, chief residency and research fellowship training at the New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center. In 1998, he completed his MBA in healthcare administration at the Zicklin Business School of Baruch College. Since the early 1990s, Dr. Wilner has assumed positions of increasing responsibility in clinical management and leadership for the renowned Payne Whitney Manhattan and NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center of Weill Cornell Psychiatry.

Dr. Wilner was the recipient of a Readers Digest Fellowship in 1988, and conducted studies in the biological bases of psychiatric illness. His current interests are in healthcare administration, policy and the delivery of high quality patient-centered care. He sits on numerous Hospital and Medical College Boards and Committees. Dr. Wilner is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American College of Physician Executives. Office hours are flexible, excluding weekends.




Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Professor of Clinical Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Attending Psychiatrist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Acting Chair of Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.B.A., Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York, 1998
  • M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1983


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 Employee PPO Plan
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported