Dr. William Cox, MD

Dr. William Cox, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Cox treats adult (ages 18 and up) psychiatric patients spanning a wide array of specific disorders.

10 McKown Rd Ste 102

Albany, NY 12203

Contact Information

(518) 689-0244

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Cox performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

more than 83% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 68% of peers
Adjustment Disorder
more than 61% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cox "Dr. Cox prioritizes balanced treatment, integrating both psychotherapy (face-to-face therapy) and medication management into daily practice.  Patients are routinely given a full hour for an intake, and at least half an hour for follow-up visits (only if stable and mainly medication-focused)."


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  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Earlham College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Rochester Strong Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Rochester Strong Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Bridgewater Hosp/Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cox has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cox's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cox to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Cox Says:

Patient surveys are regularly reviewed, and specific and constructive feedback is appreciated and integrated into Dr. Cox's clinical practice.

Dr. Cox'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
Patient Comments (6)
Dryden, NY |
I have only good things to say about Dr. Cox. He is thoughtful and compassionate, timely, really great with refilling meds, returns calls promptly. Pinnacle is a busy office, but I have never felt overlooked or uncomfortable.
Thank you for the kind review. (I know who you are.) See you at our next appointment!
Guilderland, NY |
I have been seeing Dr Cox for quite awhile. He has been nothing but kind, attentive and helpful.
I am gratified to know that I have helped. And this means you (whomever you are) are doing your part as well.
Albany, NY |
Known for his eloquent writing and IME work, this doctor can brilliantly, manipulatively & gracefully turn you into an entirely different person than you are in reality after speaking to you once. His report broke my heart & my faith in those who take an oath to do their jobs honestly, with good intention and integrity. Highly knowledgeable and experienced, he has used his genius along with his credentials to make an honest, deeply hurting person look like a manipulative, lying user. Devastated.
The reviewer has disclosed him/herself as an individual referred to me for evaluation of a workers comp or disability claim. By design and consent, IMEs are not for treatment purposes, and readers contemplating treatment should not base their decisions on such reviews. My goal with IMEs are comprehensiveness, objectivity, accuracy, and timeliness, regardless of whether my opinions support the claim. I suspect that some of the other negative reviews here are from similar parties.
Saratoga Springs, NY |
Dr. Cox repeats the same questions at least twice. He does not dispense drugs for fairly new patients and instead tries to set up more therapy sessions. He does not follow through with what he says. I would never recommend him as a good therapist/psychiatrist.
in Albany, NY |
He makes snap diagnosis without the benefit of full medical records , annoying and unprofessional.
New York, NY |
Dr. Cox didn't want to be bothered. He put in minimal effort.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cox accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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