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Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael First, MD is board certified in Psychiatry.

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Drug Abuse (Substance-Related Addiction Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. First graduated from University of Pittsburgh . He has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Mental Disorders
Personality Disorders
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2006 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2006 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. First has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Bruce First MD is a male Psychiatrist, has 28 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Michael B. First practice?
Dr. Michael First has 2 office locations.
Dr. Michael First practices Psychiatry near New York, NY.
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