Dr. Daniel Williams, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMaleAge 76

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Daniel T Williams, MD

1619 3rd Ave Ste 2 New York, NY 10128

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Dr. Daniel Williams, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in New York, NY and has over 52 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University medical school in 1969. He is affiliated with medical facilities NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Williams to book an appointment.

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I needed surgery not hypnosis.
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Feb 26, 2021
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Over the past number of years, I have been a patient of Dr. Williams who has helped me as I struggled with issues related to a difficult childhood, ongoing depleting depression, the ups and downs of family crises, illnesses, and the inevitable crush of so many pressures one has to learn to process without being drowned. Dr. Williams is wise, insightful and patient . I have learned to appreciate and have deep respect for a caring therapist who knows the importance of listening.
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NYC, NY – Aug 03, 2018
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One of my worst medical experience. Diagnosed me with a conversion disorder & told at my symptoms were psychosomatic. (Even handed me a copy of a chapter of a book he wrote on the subject). Upon challeging the diagnosis his answer was to up the medication even though it made me feel awful and didn't help. Wouldn't consider another possiblity. I sought another opinion & was diagnosed with a autoimmune disease. With proper treatment I was given my life back sans any psychotropic medication.
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jul 14, 2018
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Dr Williams far exceeds what I would describe as a gifted, empathetic and altruistic practitioner. I have been a patient of Dr Williams for over two years and I can safely say that he has changed my life for the better. He has a great way of empowering people to take control of their life and move forward into better place and mindset. Thank you Dr Williams
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Jun 13, 2018
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I have worked with Dr. W on some serious health issues. Dr. W is one of those very rare doctors anyone would be fortunate to work with. Dr. W is one of the most talented, thorough, and thoughtful doctors I have had the privilege to work with; he is responsive, helpful and always calm, grounded and kind. I think Dr. W's kindness is one of his most outstanding attributes often lacking in health care professionals. Dr. W is one of those understated heroes who will only want the very best for you.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jun 04, 2018
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Dr. Williams is a highly professional therapist who is sympathetic, empathetic, and kind. He listens patiently and provides valuable insights while also offering practical suggestions to change behavior. I recommend him unequivocally and enthusiastically.
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  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jun 03, 2018
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I was a patient of Dr. Williams as a young boy in his Columbia Presb. MC office in the early 2000s. As I write this 15 or so years later, not only was he grossly incorrect in his diagnosis, ultimately leading me to languish with the wrong treatment, I have nothing but unpleasant memories of our visits. He is an inarticulate, malignant, and incompetent professional and strongly dissuade any from seeking his care. I especially offer a stern warning to parents: keep your children away.
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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New York, NY – May 17, 2018
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Dr. Williams is a cold, distant Psychiatrist who was condescending to me when I asked about therapies he did not agree with...I’ve been seeing someone else who has regulated my medications and is not distainful and disrespectful!! His office staff consists of one person who appeared disinterested in his patients!
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Bayside, New York – Mar 16, 2018
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Dr. Williams has been most helpful to me regarding my child’s previous disabling physical symptoms that had been treated ineffectively by previous well-intentioned doctors who did not realize that the underlying problem was psychiatric. As a result of Dr Williams’ treatment, my child’s physical problems have been fully resolved and her emotional health restored, enabling her to return to school after a prolonged absence.
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Bayside, New York – Dec 06, 2017
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One of the best psychiatrists in NY.
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Bellflower, CA – Dec 03, 2017
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Absolutely terrible -DO NOT BECOME A PATIENT. He has zero connection with people or empathy. Cold and heartless, all he cares about is money. He has no idea what he is doing nor care about the harm he did to my child. His office is total chaos and its impossible, or takes hours to get anything done. You always wait to see him yet he chides you if you are a few minutes late !
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Great Neck, NY – Aug 28, 2017
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Brilliant psychiatrist. Has been very helpful to me for a very long time. Caring and sincere.
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Santa Monica, CA – Apr 25, 2017
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He is the most incompetent psychiatrist I have ever met. Do not be fooled by his pedigree. He completely destroyed my children with his misguided allegiances. He cannot diagnose schizophrenia even if the most typical case was staring him in the face.
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Old Westbury, NY – Mar 19, 2017
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I have been a regular patient of Dr. Williams for over five years. I have consistently found him to be extremely knowledgeable about medications, about understanding the sources of family conflicts, and for being able to offer practical suggestions for improving my life. I can recommend him without hesitation.
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Chet in Roslyn, NY – Dec 26, 2016
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No reminder calls for appointment. Once i was late for appointment, i was yelled at for being late. He said he will count lat time to counsel time. Not carimg mind. Paid copayment on every visit but claims that I did pay multiple time. I claified with secretary and asked her to Dr. know about payment completion but still got a letter about not paid copayment. I think there is lack of coomunication in that office.
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Whitestone, NY – Oct 27, 2016
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As a pediatrician with a large practice, I have known Dr Williams professionally and personally for over 35 years. The feedback that I have received from the significant number of patients I have referred to him for psychiatric consultation & treatment, has been uniformly favorable, often enthusiastically so. I have known Dr Williams to be extraordinarily well trained as a child and adult psychiatrist, who is empathic, thorough and up to date with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic approaches
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Sylvainw in NY, NY – Oct 05, 2016
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I've never had a more invasive psychiatrist in my life. He wanted to see me every two months and insisted upon a blood test, despite my therapy and medication working well for me for about 6 years now with no issues. His staff are horrible and absent-minded, so when I went to finally get that blood test, the prescription was never faxed over and I wasted my time. He constantly questions my therapist's methods despite them working wonderfully for me for years. I'm moving on to a new doctor.
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New Hyde Park, NY – Aug 30, 2016
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Talks to child with very complex adult words and the child is clueless about what he is saying. Does not engage very well with children, for someone who calls himself a child psychiatrist.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Williams treats a broad array of psychiatric illnesses in children, adolescents and adults. He has a special interest and expertise in neuropsychiatry...Read more

Biography

New York State Psychiatric Institute Alumni Association Best Resident Research Paper (1973) National Psychiatric Endowment Fund – Outstanding...Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1974
Colum Presby Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1972
Mt Sinai Med Center
Residency Hospital
1970
Albert Einstein Coll Med
Internship Hospital
1969
Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Daniel Williams, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Williams frequently treats Family Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Adjustment Disorder . See all procedures and conditions Dr. Williams treats.

Where is Dr. Daniel Williams, MD's office located?

Dr. Williams' office is located at 1619 3rd Ave Ste 2, New York, NY 10128. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Williams' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Family Psychotherapy
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Dr. Williams performs Family Psychotherapy more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Williams performs this procedure more than 75% of his peers

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
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Dr. Williams performs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) more than 41% of his peers

Dr. Williams performs this procedure more than 41% of his peers

Adjustment Disorder
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Dr. Williams treats Adjustment Disorder more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Williams treats this condition more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Williams' conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Phobia
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Stress Management

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Daniel T Williams, MD

Daniel T Williams, MD1619 3rd Ave Ste 2 New York, NY 10128
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    • Mon: 1:30pm - 6:45pm
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    • Wed: 1:45pm - 6:45pm
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Daniel T Williams, MD2001 Marcus Ave Ste 218 New Hyde Park, NY 11042
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 11:45am
    • Tue: 9:30am - 6:45pm
    • Wed: 9:30am - 2:30pm
    • Thu: 9:30am - 6:45pm
    • Fri: 9:30am - 6:45pm
    • Sat: 10:00am - 2:45pm
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Williams is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY
7 Awards Received

North Shore University Hospital

Manhasset, NY

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

19 Awards Received

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