Education & Training

  • 1985-1985

    Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry

    Harvard Medical School, Boston MA

  • 1985-1985

    Residency in Psychiatry

    Beth Israel Hospital, Boston MA

  • 1981-1982

    Internship in Medicine

    Lehigh Valley Medical Center, Allentown PA

  • 1977-1981

    Doctorate of Medicine

    Penn State University (Milton S. Hershey Medical Center), Hershey PA

  • 1976-1977

    M.S. in Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA

  • 1972-1976

    B.S. in Chemistry

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA


  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical School, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Clinical supervisor of residents since 1986.


  • Recipient of Dean's Award for Excellence in Education at Jefferson Medical College, 2014
  • Practitioner of the Year, Philadelphia Psychiatric Society, 2013
  • Recipient of annual Resident Teaching Award from Residents in Psychiatry, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
  • Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association


Leadership Postions
  • President, Greater Philadelphia Pain Society, one of six regional chapters of the American Pain Society
  • Councilor, Philadelphia Psychiatric Society
  • Representative of the Pennsylvania Psychiatry Society to the Safe and Effective Prescribing Practices and Pain Management Work Group of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs

Specialty Areas

  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety / Panic Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression/Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Workers Compensation/Disability


  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Pain management, including medication monitoring
  • Suboxone

Other Services

  • Independent Medical Exams
  • File reviews
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Utilization review

Insurance Accepted

  • Medicare (not Medicare Advantage)
  • Workers Compensation
  • Auto Insurance (for treatment of chronic pain or psychiatric conditions related to an automobile accident)