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About Dr. Karen Hopenwasser

Dr. Karen Hopenwasser, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY. She has 35 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Hopenwasser is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell. Dr. Hopenwasser has received 3 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

14 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Karen Hopenwasser is Excellent. Dr. Karen Hopenwasser has been rated by 14 patients. From those 14 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Karen Hopenwasser is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Karen Hopenwasser MD

325 W 86th St
New York, NY 10024
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Specialties

Dr. Karen Hopenwasser has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Karen Hopenwasser has the following 9 expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Board Certifications

Dr. Karen Hopenwasser is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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a true healer
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Excellent Psychiatrist

Dr. Hopenwasser is a superior psychopharmacologist and a personable and caring physician. I have worked with many psychiatrists in my field and have never found any as personable and caring.

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Five Stars

Dr. Hopenwasser is an empathic and knowledgeable about her field. She is available in a crisis and available by phone when needed. Her expertise in the field is impressive. I have great trust in her treatment.

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Five Stars

An excptional psyachitrist

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Five Stars

A truly exceptional psychiatrist; caring, very bright, and extremely perceptive and competent

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Hopenwasser is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell
  • Education

    35 Years Experience

  • State University Of New York Upstate Medical University

    Graduated in 1978

  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

Karen Hopenwasser MD, 325 W 86th St, New York, NY
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