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About

I started my training by completing medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine and completed my psychiatry residency at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital in New York City.  For the first three years of my career I worked at St. Luke's Hospital both as Associate Training Director and as a general outpatient psychiatrist for patients, including those living with serious mental illness.

My career has been most focused on the LGBTQ population serving as both President of AGLP: The Association of LGBTQ Psychiatrists and Director of Psychiatry at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, one of the largest LGBTQ Medical Centers in the world. Part of my work is now spent as medical direct of the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC). In addition, I have a board certification in Addiction Medicine.

I have expert training in both psychotherapy and medication management and can provide either or both depending on need. Some examples of the reasons why people see me are:

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  • Treatment of depression, anxiety, mood, and psychotic symptoms

  • LGBTQ-affirming psychotherapy

  • Gay men’s mental health needs

  • LGBTQ relationship issues

  • Coming Out to family, friends, or work

  • Questioning and exploration of sexual orientation

  • Sex Therapy - All sexual orientations and gender identities

  • Substance use concerns including opioid treatment

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Location

29 5th Avenue Suite 1A
New York, NY 10003

P: 646-419-8004

F: 212-812-3307

 

I'm in the heart of Greenwich Village and a 5-10 minute walk from the A,B,C,D,E,F,L,M,N,Q,R,W,1,2,3,4,5,6, and PATH Trains

 

Contact

Please note that e-mail is only to be used for non-urgent matters.  If you are having a psychiatric emergency, please go to your nearest emergency room.

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