William Breitbart, MD

William Breitbart, MD

Psychiatry New York, NY

Professor of Psychiatry, Cornell University-Weill Medical College


Office Address

  • 1275 York Ave
    New York, NY 10021
    Phone: (646) 227-3813

William Breitbart, MD

Psychiatry New York, NY

Professor of Psychiatry, Cornell University-Weill Medical College

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Psychiatry: Psycho-Oncology, Psychosomatic Medicine

Education & Training

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical CenterAlbert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical CenterAlbert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical CenterAlbert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical CenterAlbert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva UniversityAlbert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1982 - 2017
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychosomatic Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • New York Magazine: Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
    • Top Doctors: New York Metro AreaCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Grant Support

    • Individual Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy In Advanced Cancer PatientsNational Cancer Institute
      2010 - 2011
    • Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy In Advanced CancerNational Cancer Institute
      2007 - 2011
    • Depression, Cytokines, And Pancreatic CancerNational Cancer Institute
      2005 - 2006
    • Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy In Advanced CancerNational Center For Complementary &Alternative Medicine
      2001 - 2002
    • Depression/Desire For Death In Terminal Cancer PatientsNational Institute Of Nursing Research
      2000 - 2003
    • Desire For Death Among Terminally Ill Patients With AIDSNational Institute Of Mental Health
      1998 - 2001
    • Psychostimulants For Fatigue In The HIV Infected PatientNational Institute Of Mental Health
      1995 - 1997
    • The Network ProjectNational Cancer Institute
      1993 - 1993
    • Network ProjectNational Cancer Institute
      1992 - 2001
    • Pain In The Ambulatory AIDS PatientNational Institute Of Mental Health
      1992 - 1994
    • Pharmacological Management Of AIDS DeliriumNational Institute Of Mental Health
      1989 - 1991

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Oklahoma BlueChoice
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Coventry Oklahoma
    • First Health PPO
    • GHI PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • Oxford Health Liberty
    • QualCare HMO
    • QualCare PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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