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William Breitbart, MD, Psychiatry, New York, NY, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

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Psychiatry New York, NY

Psycho-Oncology, Psychosomatic Medicine

Chairman, and the Jimmie C Holland Chair in Psychiatric Oncology, and Attending Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Vice Chair and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University; Attending Psychiatrist, New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Education & Training

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterFellowship, Clinical Psychiatry, 1984 - 1986
  • Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of MedicineResidency, Psychiatry, 1982 - 1984
  • Jacobi Medical Center
    Jacobi Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1982
  • Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of MedicineResidency, Psychiatry, 1979 - 1980
  • Jacobi Medical Center
    Jacobi Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 1978 - 1979
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva UniversityClass of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2021 - 2023
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2016 - 2023
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1982 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychosomatic Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2002-2020
  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2002-2020
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly, 2002-2020
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Press Releases
    Press ReleasesJanuary 13th, 2017
  • Psychosocial Oncology: Helping Patients Manage Stress During Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
    Psychosocial Oncology: Helping Patients Manage Stress During Pancreatic Cancer TreatmentNovember 19th, 2018
  • 'Magic Mushroom' Psychedelic May Ease Anxiety, Depression
    'Magic Mushroom' Psychedelic May Ease Anxiety, DepressionDecember 1st, 2016
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Grant Support

  • Individual Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy In Advanced Cancer PatientsNational Cancer Institute2010–2011
  • Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy In Advanced CancerNational Cancer Institute2007–2011
  • Depression, Cytokines, And Pancreatic CancerNational Cancer Institute2005–2006
  • Depression/Desire For Death In Terminal Cancer PatientsNational Institute Of Nursing Research2000–2003
  • Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy In Advanced CancerNational Center For Complementary &Alternative Medicine2001–2002
  • Desire For Death Among Terminally Ill Patients With AIDSNational Institute Of Mental Health1998–2001
  • Network ProjectNational Cancer Institute1992–2001
  • Psychostimulants For Fatigue In The HIV Infected PatientNational Institute Of Mental Health1995–1997
  • Pain In The Ambulatory AIDS PatientNational Institute Of Mental Health1992–1994
  • The Network ProjectNational Cancer Institute1993
  • Pharmacological Management Of AIDS DeliriumNational Institute Of Mental Health1989–1991

Hospital Affiliations