Richard Alan Friedman, M.D.


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Personal Statement

I am a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and the Director of the Psychopharmacology Clinic. My specialties include anxiety and mood misorders, psycho-pharmacology and refractory depression.

Biographical Info

Richard A. Friedman, M.D. 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.

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

Board Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)
Clinical Expertise
Personality Disorder
General Psychiatry
Anxiety Disorder
Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Mood Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • M.D.
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • B.A.
    Duke University
  • Attending Psychiatrist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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