Christian Umfrid, M.D.

Psychiatry, more

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177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Christian Umfrid, M.D.

Dr. Umfrid completed his undergraduate education at The University of Arizona, where he graduated summa cum laude with degrees in Molecular Biology and Psychology. Following his undergraduate education, he worked as a research assistant at Mayo Clinic before beginning his medical training. He attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and completed internship and residency training in psychiatry at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine. He subsequently completed fellowship training in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at University of Washington prior to joining the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine.

He is a current candidate in Adult Psychoanalysis at Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. Dr. Umfrid is board certified in adult psychiatry. He has been awarded the William Webb Fellowship by the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, has published and presented on a wide range of topics across general and medical psychiatry, and has been recognized for his work in trainee education and research.

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy
  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychiatric Aspects of Physical Illness
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Supportive Psychotherapy
  • Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorder


  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University Of Washington
  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

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