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Which conditions do you treat?

As a Child, Adolescent and Adult psychiatrist with years of Community Psychiatry
experience, I treat the full spectrum of psychiatric conditions and psychological
problems. Some of these are listed below:

Childhood onset Disorders: ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder,
Autism, Asperger's Disorder, Separation Anxiety Disorder, Impulse Control disorder

Personality Disorders: chronic problems in relationships, work, self-esteem, or identity
chronic problems with inhibitions, mood instability or impulse control

Mood Disorders: Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Post-partum Mood Disorders

Anxiety Disorders: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Generalized
Anxiety, Trauma

Psychotic Disorders: Schizophrenia & Paranoid Disorders

Psychosomatic Illness: Problems related to medical illness.

Adult Attention Deficit Disorder

Substance Abuse

Which conditions do you specialize in?

I have a special focus in the following areas: Childhood onset Behavioral Disorders,
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Obsessive
Compulsive Disorder and Psychotic Disorders

Which conditions/patients do you not treat?

Individual Therapy

Couples or Family Therapy

Group Therapy

Dementia Primary

Substance Abuse

Primary Eating Disorders

I am not a specialist in Substance Abuse or Eating Disorders - both of which require
very specific expertise and treatment parameters. However, I do treat people with
Substance Abuse or Eating Disorders when these problems arise in the context of
another psychiatric disorder. For example, a patient who develops depression,
anxiety, or paranoia in the context of Alcohol or Marijuana Abuse or a patient who
develops symptoms of Anorexia or Bulimia during an episode of Major Depression. If
you are seeking treatment for any of the above problems, please call me to discuss
whether I would be the appropriate psychiatrist for you.

What are your office hours?

Please call my office in New Jersey to schedule an appointment at (201)332-0016 or
(212)-370-0475 Opt 0 for an appointment in New York City.  

What are your credentials?

As a medical doctor trained in psychiatry, I am licensed to prescribe medications. See
credentials for more information.

How can I assure my privacy in treatment?

This is an important concern in entering treatment. I take great care to ensure that
information you share with me is kept confidential. There are important limitations to
confidentiality, such as when keeping it would threaten your own or someone else's

What is your cancellation policy?

If for any reason you can not make your scheduled appointment, please notify me 24
hours before your scheduled appointment or you will be responsible for the fee for
your session.

Do you accept insurance?

Generally no.  I am not a participating provider in any insurance networks. Depending
on your insurance company and the out-of-network benefits it offers, you may be able
to submit my bill for partial re-imbursement.

Do you accept Medicaid or Medicare?

I do not accept either Medicaid or Medicare insurance.