Dr. Igor Gefter, MD

Dr. Igor Gefter, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Igor Gefter, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Fair Lawn, NJ and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from St Petersburg State Med Academy St Petersburg Russia in 1983 and specializes in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.

19-21 Fair Lawn Ave Ste 2E

Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
more than 82% of peers
Nondependent Opioid Abuse
more than 81% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
more than 73% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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4  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

56  Conditions Treated


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12  Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Saint Petersburg Medical Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • St Petersburg State Med Academy St Petersburg Russia
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Bergen Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Bergen Reg Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gefter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gefter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gefter to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gefter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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