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

Hospital Affiliation

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #4 in Psychiatry

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Psychiatry, 1984 - 1989

Shadyside Hospital
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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