Language: English
Gender: Male
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Personal Statement

Robert C. Abrams, MD is board-certified in both General and Geriatric Psychiatry, but exclusively sees patients in their 60s or older.

Specialties & Expertise

Specialties

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • General Psychiatry

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 - HMO
  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - NYPH Employees Only
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry, Geriatric
  • Psychiatry

Clinical & Academic Positions

Professor of Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Professor of Psychiatry in Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Attending Psychiatrist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Education & Training

  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1976
  • B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1972

Biography

Dr. Robert Abrams, M.D., is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and completed residency training in psychiatry at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He is currently Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and attending psychiatrist in the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, with an outpatient and consulting practice in geriatric psychiatry at the Wright Center on Aging.  He has published numerous research and review articles on depression and aging, personality disorders, suicide, elder abuse and the humanities.