Dr. Richard Cornfield, MD

Dr. Richard Cornfield, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Dr. Richard Cornfield, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania in 1968 and specializes in psychiatry and psychoanalysis.

135 S 19th St Ste 220

Philadelphia, PA 19103

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  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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Psychiatric Evaluation
more than 66% of peers
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
more than 59% of peers
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
more than 59% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cornfield "Intensive, psychodynamically oriented psychotherapy (with medication if appropriate), full sessions, usually once weekly or more frequently. Psychoanalysis-4x weekly"

2  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychoanalysis

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

13  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services

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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
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Richard Cornfield, MD
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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