"A doctor is only as good as the sum of his education and clinical experience. That's why I take numerous hours of advanced courses each year. Simply put, I make it a point to stay up to date on the newest developments in psychiatric medicine."

BA: Yeshiva College, A.B. Summa Cum Laude

MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residency: Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard University

Diplomate: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Special Added Qualifications in Geriatric Psychiatry

Licensed: State of Maryland, D.C., National Board of Medical Examiners

Continuing Education: Over 75 hours every year, including training from the American Psychiatric Association and the Amercian Group Psychiatric Association

"I teach to give future psychiatrists the benefit of my knowledge and experience, but most of all, to instill in them a commitment to caring for each patient as a valuable human being."


Honors: Teacher of the Year, 1985 and 1991, George Washington University, Department of Psychiatry

Author: Numerous articles and book chapters

"Memberships allow me the privilege of talking to leaders in my field. We exchange valuable information, benefiting our patients."

Fellow: American Psychiatric Association, American Group Psychotherapy Association

Member: American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, American Psychopathological Association, American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Med-Chi of Maryland

Selected as a "Top Doctor" in survey of community physicians by Washingtonian Magazine, 1995.