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I have been in private practice psychiatry since 1982. I have been the President and Medical Director of the Center for Emotional Fitness since 1983. My dedication and caring manner have earned him the respect of both patients and colleagues. My treatment philosophy centers on patients’ well being by educating patients to promote their own emotional fitness through an understanding of their condition. I have been conducting clinical trials since 1995. I have been the Principal Investigator in over 125 clinical trials.
I am a member of the American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association, Burlington County Medical Society, New Jersey Psychiatric Society, American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, Camden County Mental Health Board, and The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. I oversees the care and treatment of all of the clinical trial subjects at the Center for Emotional Fitness and is directly involved with each and every clinical trial subject as well.
I have written the book, The Authoritative Guide to Psychiatric Diagnosis, a must read for patients, physicians, and all individuals involved in conducting psychiatric and CNS research studies. My expertise is often called upon for doing independent medical evaluations, forensic psychiatric evaluations and court testimony. I have served on local and national advisory boards for many of the large pharmaceutical companies and is a sought after speaker in the area of adult and child psychiatry. I am also the editor of two books, Buzz the Bookworm and Decisions, Decisions that teach cognitive behavioral management to children and adolescents, respectively. Finally, along with Dr. Buzz Mingin I am completing the book P.A.R.E.N.T. M.E.N.U.: a 10-step guide for parents to help their children with ADHD and other disorders.
I graduated Harvard University with Honors in Biology in 1974 and received My Medical Degree from the State University of New York–Upstate Medical Center at Syracuse in 1978. I have been working in the field of psychiatry since then, beginning with an Internship in Psychiatry at Long Island Jewish-Hillside Hospital and followed by a residency in Adult Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from 1979 to 1981.I am Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry, andI am Board Certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine.I am also Board Eligible in Child Psychiatry as a result of completing a two year fellowship in Child Psychiatry at Hahnemann University Hospital in 1983.
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