Dr. Karen Y Mechanic MD Psychiatrist

Dr. Karen Mechanic is a psychiatrist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center-American Oncologic Hospital. She received her medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. She is one of 3 doctors at Fox Chase Cancer Center-American Oncologic Hospital who specialize in Psychiatry.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: General Psychiatry

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Psychiatry, 1995–1998

Staten Island University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1993–1994

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency, Radiation Oncology, 1994–1995

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Addiction Medicine
Certified in Addiction Medicine

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Psychiatry

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Nicotine intervention during detoxification and treatment for other substance use.
Gariti, P., Alterman, A., Mulvaney, F., Mechanic, K., Dhopesh, V., Yu, E., Chychula, N., Sacks, D.


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