Dr. Igor Gefter, MD

Dr. Igor Gefter, MD

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Dr. Igor Gefter, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Wayne, 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.Read his story

401 Hamburg Tpke Ste 302

Wayne, NJ 07470

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

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Dr. Gefter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gefter "Graduated: LENINGRAD MEDICAL INSTITUTE OF SANITATION AND HYGIENE 09/77-06/83; DEGREE: MEDICAL DOCTOR; practiced psychiatry in former Soviet Union: 07/84-06/92 PGY I IN PSYCHIATRY 07/97-06/98 - BERGEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR; PGY II-IV IN PSYCHIATRY - ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE; CHIEF RESIDENT. Practicing Psychiatry in United States starting 06/99 - current. Experience in Addiction treatment, General psychiatry, Geriatric psychiatry, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry. Currently practicing full time on acute psychiatric ward of the Ramapo Ridge Psychiatric Hospital; consulting at Kindred Hospital, Wayne; part-time private practice with Wayne Behavioral LLC."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gefter "I will do my best to help you..."

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Counseling Services
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Ketamine Infusions
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • Russian
  • Ukrainian
  • English

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