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About Dr. Michael B First

Dr. Michael B First, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. First has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael B First is Good. Dr. Michael B First has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael B First is 2.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Michael Bruce First Md

1051 Riverside Dr Unit 60NS
New York, NY 10032
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Specialties

Dr. Michael B First 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.

  • Expertise

    21 Expertise

  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Mental Illness
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Clinical Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Drug Abuse (Substance-Related Addiction Disorders)
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Personality Disorder
  • Mental Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • America's Top Doctors (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Education

    35 Years Experience

  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • New York State Psychiatric Institute

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael B First accepts the following insurance providers.

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Michael Bruce First Md, 1051 Riverside Dr Unit 60NS, New York, NY
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