Dr. Michael Bruce First MD Psychiatrist
Dr. Michael First is a psychiatrist in New York, New York and is affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. He is one of 345 doctors at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Psychiatry.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Psychiatrist: General Psychiatry
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #4 in Psychiatry
Education & Medical Training
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Psychiatry, 1984 - 1989
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1984
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Class of 1983
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 25 years in Psychiatry
NY State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Master the Changes in the DSM-5
2013 6 22
Diagnostic validity and the definition of mental disorder: a program for conceptually advancing psychiatry.
Wakefield, J. C.,First, M. B.
Diagnostic criteria as dysfunction indicators: bridging the chasm between the definition of mental disorder and diagnostic criteria for specific disorders.
First, M. B.,Wakefield, J. C.
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1051 Riverside Dr
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 543-5531
Fax: (212) 543-5525