Philip A. Bialer, MD

Philip A. Bialer, MD

I am a psychiatrist with expertise in the care and management of people with medical/surgical illnesses including cancer and HIV/AIDS, and I am the psychiatric liaison to Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Head and Neck Disease Management Team. In addition, I have expertise in treating patients with substance use disorders, and I am in the process setting up a clinic where patients with problems such as alcohol dependence can be evaluated and treated before they undergo surgery.

Additionally, I am affiliated with the communication skills research and training laboratory (COMSKIL). Members of this lab develop research initiatives to find the most effective way to train healthcare providers to communicate in a sensitive and productive manner. The lab also provides communication skills training to clinicians in various areas (medical, surgical, and radiation oncology; pain and palliative care; critical care; radiology; and pediatrics) as well as to fellows and nursing staff. My research focuses on evaluating the effectiveness of such training.

I am a member of various scientific and medical societies including the American Psychiatric Association and Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, both organizations of specialists in my field.

Location
Appointments for New Patients
646-888-0200
Phone
646-888-0009
Clinical Expertise

Psychiatric Aspects of Cancer and HIV/AIDS

Languages Spoken
English
Education

MD, Ohio State Universtiy College of Medicine

Residencies

Mount Sinai Medical Center (New York); SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Fellowships

Beth Israel Medical Center (New York)

Board Certifications

Psychiatry; Geriatric Psychiatry; Psychosomatic Medicine

Publications by Philip A. Bialer
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