Language: English
Gender: Male
General Adult Psychiatry
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
P: 212-746-5775
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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.

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Board Certifications
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • General Psychiatry
  • 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

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]
  • Health First
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource


  • M.D., Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 1982
  • B.A., Duke University, 1978



Attending Psychiatrist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College

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 also a frequent contributor to the New York Times science section and Sunday Review where he writes on Behavioral Science.

Office hours are flexible:
Monday-Friday by appointment.

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