Elena Friedman, M.D.

Elena Friedman, M.D. Specialties: Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Women's Psychiatry

Elena Friedman, M.D.
Specialties: Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Women's Psychiatry
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525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065

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  • Aetna - NYP

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About Elena Friedman, M.D.

Dr. Elena Friedman received her B.A. degree from Cornell University, graduating with distinction. Following her undergraduate studies, she managed a Social Psychology laboratory at New York University. She obtained her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College, where she received AOA standing, as well as multiple awards for scholastic achievement and excellence in psychiatry. Dr Friedman completed her residency in Adult Psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she received the Consultation Psychiatry Department Award. Dr. Friedman also completed a psychoanalytic fellowship at the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. She went on to complete a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and has written on the process of psychiatric consultations in the medical setting.

To schedule an appointment, please call (212) 746 5724

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Anxiety Disorder

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT)

  • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

  • Consultation/Liaison

  • Couples Therapy

  • Depressive Disorder

  • Family Therapy

  • Panic Disorder

  • Post-Partum Depression

  • Premenstrual Syndrome

  • Psychiatric Aspects of Physical Illness

  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

  • Psychopharmacology

  • Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy

  • Women's Mental Health


  • Fellowship: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Internship: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: Weill Cornell Medical College

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry

Languages Spoken

  • English