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About Dr. Paul S Appelbaum

Dr. Paul S Appelbaum, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Appelbaum has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul S Appelbaum is Great. Dr. Paul S Appelbaum has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Paul S Appelbaum is 3.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

New York State Psychiatric Institute

1051 Riverside Dr
New York, NY 10032
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Specialties

Dr. Paul S Appelbaum has the following 3 specialties

  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • 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. Paul S Appelbaum has the following 22 expertise

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

Dr. Paul S Appelbaum has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Paul S Appelbaum is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Good doctor

Dr. Appelbaum is always on time for appointments and can see you after working hours. He's a wonderful psychiatrist and I recommend him whole heartedly!

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Definitely recommend

I have been seeing dr appelbaum for about a year and I am so glad I found him. He truly cares about his patients and he has really helped me.

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Wonderful psychiatrist

Dr Appelbaum is patient and responsive. He is an expert in his field and wonderful doctor. I have been going to him for years and recommend him highly.

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Outstanding

My GYN referred me. I'm so glad she did. It's not great, needing a psychiatrist. I don't need one anymore. Very glad I found Dr. Appelbaum when I needed him.

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Caring and wise

I went to Dr. Appelbaum at a time of great personal stress and saw him regularly for about six months. I was surprised that such a well-known psychiatrist was seeing patients, but he saw me at a convenient time (after work on weekday evenings) and was able with a very minimal use of medication to get me back on track.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly 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.

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area

    Castle Connolly 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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    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.

  • Education

    42 Years Experience

  • Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1976

  • Mass Mental Health Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Dr, New York, NY

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