Dr. Richard Cornfield, MD

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Dr. Richard Cornfield, MD
Dr. Richard Cornfield, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He has been practicing for 49 years. Dr. Cornfield is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

135 S 19th St Ste 220

Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Dr. Richard Cornfield, MD

Dr. Richard Cornfield, MD

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  • Aetna

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Care Philosophy

Intensive, psychodynamically oriented psychotherapy (with medication if appropriate), full sessions, usually once weekly or more frequently. Psychoanalysis-4x weekly
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Dr. Cornfield's Experience

Dr. Cornfield's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Psychiatry
  • Psychoanalysis

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Schizoaffective Disorder


  • Psychotherapy Services

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1964
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Philadelphia Association For Psychoanalysis
    Other Education | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cornfield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cornfield to family and friends
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Cornfield's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Warrington, PA |
Very down to earth and he realizes a very important value: trust is a two way street. I have referred multiple friends to Dr. Cornfield. He is also just a good guy and very qualified professional.
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  • Aetna
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Hospitals where Dr. Cornfield has admitting privileges

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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