Samuel Joseph Boas, M.D.
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Samuel Joseph Boas, M.D.


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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

Sam Boas, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist in the Adult Partial Hospital Program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. 

Specialties and Expertise


  • Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy


  • Adult Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Depression
  • Depressed Mood
  • Work Stress
  • Work-Related Stress
  • Medication Management
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder


Dr. Boas attended the University of Michigan where he studied psychology and completed his B.S. with honors and high distinction. He received his M.D from Weill Cornell Medical College where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and awarded the Diethelm Prize for excellence in psychiatry. Dr. Boas then went on to his internship and residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital Adult Psychiatry Residency Program where he served as the McLean Hospital Chief Resident. At MGH/McLean, he completed the Clinician Educator Program as well as the Program in Psychodynamics. Additionally, he completed the Fellowship in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy through the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and trained in Mentalization-Based Treatment through the Borderline Personality Disorder Training Institute at McLean Hospital. His academic work is focused on improving psychiatric education as well as physician well-being.



Clinical and Academic Positions

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

Education and Training

  • M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, 2015
  • B.S., University of Michigan, 2010


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 Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported