Richard Alan Friedman, M.D.
Psychiatry
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Richard Alan Friedman, M.D.

Psychiatry

Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English
Insurance: 3 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments

Credentials

Specialties

  • Psychopharmacology
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • General Psychiatry

Expertise

  • Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamics

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Clinical & Academic Positions

  • Attending Psychiatrist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • 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, 1982
  • B.A., Duke University, 1978

Research

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Personal Statement

Richard A. Friedman, MD is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Director of the Psychopharmacology Clinic. He specializes in Anxiety and Mood Disorders and has expertise in Psycho-Pharmacology and Refractory Depression.

Dr. Friedman is currently not accepting new patients. Please contact the Weill Cornell Specialty Center at (646) 962-2820 for referrals.

Biography

Dr. Friedman is also actively involved in clinical research of Mood Disorders. In particular, he is involved in several ongoing randomized clinical trials of both approved and investigational drugs for the treatment of major Depression, Chronic depression, and Dysthymia.

Dr. Friedman is a contributing Op-Ed writer at the New York Times where he writes on mental health, addiction, human behavior, and neuroscience.

Office hours are flexible:
Monday-Friday by appointment.

To schedule appointments:
Call - (888) 694-2255

Insurance

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
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

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