Ram Kaminsky, MD

Ram Kaminsky, MD

Psychiatry New York, NY

Medical Director The Institute for Integrative Psychiatry

Office Address

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  • 51 east 73 st
    New York, NY 10021
    Phone: (212) 831-8337
    Fax: (212) 831-8338

Dr. Kaminsky's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Psychiatry: General Psychiatry
  • Clinical Interests: Psychiatry; Mental Health; Neurology

Dr. Kaminsky's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Expert witnessMental Hygiene Court
  • Associate ProfessorColumbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Expert witnessWorker’s Compensation and insurance litigation
  • Special Expert witness for guardianshipNew York State Supreme Court
  • Independent medical examinerNew York State/ workers’ Compensation Board
  • Director and FounderThe Institute for Integrative Psychiatry
  • CommissionerNYS Office of Mental Health
    Liaison for Clinical Affairs; Medical Director for Operations; Director, Family Liaison Bureau
  • ConsultantPsychiatric Consultant to Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disorders
  • Consultant and DirectorThe Second Chance Program
  • ConsultantNew York City Department of Mental Health, Community Psychiatry Advisory Board
  • ConsultantStatewide Consultant for Treatment Refractory Patients
  • ConsultantNew York State Office of Mental Health ACT Advisory Board
  • DirectorMount Sinai School of Medicine
    New York, NY
    Chief Neuropsychiatrist, Movement Disorders Clinic, Department of Neurology (1990-1996); Director, Department of Psychiatry (1990-1994); Director, Electives Program (1990-1994); Assistant Director, Medical Student Education (1988-1990); Consultant of Neuropsychiatry to the Center of Mvement Disorders (1996)
  • Senior Army Physician (Major)Israel Defense Forces
    Physician for a large population of soldiers and Civilians at the Sinai Peninsula; Medical Director of Primary care medicine

Dr. Kaminsky's Education & Medical Training

  • Mount Sinai School of MedicineMount Sinai School of MedicineResidency, Psychiatry
  • Mount Sinai School of MedicineMount Sinai School of MedicineOther Training, Schizophrenia and Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  • Tel Aviv University SacklerTel Aviv University SacklerMedical School

Dr. Kaminsky's Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical LicenseActive through 2014
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry, 1991

Dr. Kaminsky's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • The Second Chance ProjectOutstanding Treatment Initiative of the YearThe Second Chance Project, 1998
  • The Stanley Foundation, 1995, 1996The Stanley Foundation AwardThe Stanley Foundation, 1995, 1996, 1997
  • The Charles E. Colt Service Award for Outstanding contribution to People with Neurobiological Disorders1994
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Dr. Kaminsky's Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Effects of Histamine H2 Antagonists on Tremor in Parkinson=s Disease.Molinari, S., Kaminski, R., DiRocco, A., Yahr, M., Journal of Neural Transmission, 1/1/1995
  • Short Stay Unit - Experience in Reducing Length of Stay on Inpatient PsychiatryGarfein, C., Marder, D., Kaminski, R., Psychiatry Review, 1/1/1995
  • Famotidine as an Adjunct to Neuroleptic Treatment of Schizophrenia.Kaminski, R., Culliton D., Prell G., British Journal of Psychiatry, 1/1/1995
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Books/Book Chapters

  • The Neurobiological Basis of Brain Disorders
    Kaminski, R
    Editors: Kaminski, R., Opler, L., Pearson, C.Harcourt Pub London, London
  • Clinical investigations of Plasma Homovanillic Acid Concentrations Plasticity of the Nervous System
    Davidson, M., Kaminski, R., Davis K
    Editors: Cazullo L., Sachetti E.
  • Clinical AspectsChapter: Clinical Studies of Homovanillic Acid progress in Catecholamine Research Part CPage 137 - 141
    Davidson M., Freed L., Bastiens, L., Kaminski, R.
    Editors: Belmaker R.H., Sandler, M., Dahlstrom, A..Alan R. Liss, Inc., NY


  • Advanced Disease Management Lecture Series: Mental Health - Schizophrenia and Psychotic DisordersNC - 2/1/2003
  • Advanced Disease Management Lecture Series – Mental Health – Anxiety DisordersCA - 2/1/2003
  • Advanced Disease Management Lecture Series: Mental Health – Cognitive DisordersArizona; Princeton, NJ (Mar 2003); Atlanta, GA (Sep 2003); San Francisco (Dec 2003) - 1/1/2003
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