Matthew B. Smith, MD

Title: Psychiatrist
Company: Private Practice
Location: New York, New York, United States

Matthew B. Smith, MD, Psychiatrist in Private Practice, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in psychiatry.

An expert in treating adult attention deficit disorder, mood and personality disorders and chronic pain, Mr. Smith has achieved more than 40 years of professional experience. He has excelled as a psychiatrist in private practice since 1985 and previously thrived in his work as a psychiatrist with NYU Langone Health between 1977 and 2010. Additionally, he was an attending psychiatrist at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue from 1987 to 1989.

Mr. Smith earned an MD and completed a residency at the New York University Grossman School of Medicine. Earlier, he completed pre-med studies at Columbia University School of General Studies in 1977. Moreover, he finished coursework in theater at Sarah Lawrence College from 1970 to 1971. He began his pursuit of higher education at Haverford College, earning a bachelor’s degree in English in 1972. Notably, he served a fellowship in academic psychiatry at the New York University Grossman School of Medicine in 1989.

Dr. Smith’s most notable achievement is his involvement in important research practices. He has written extensively on important topics in his field, including published papers on chronic pain and psychopathology and central sensitization in chronic pain. To stay informed on subjects related to his industry, he has maintained memberships in the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychotherapy Association, American Pain Society, American Academy of Pain Medicine, National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists and American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc.

Dr. Smith was inspired by his father and his work as a professional government diplomat for the American Foreign Service. His exposure to his father’s work was instrumental in developing his skills to get along with individuals of diverse backgrounds and better understand them. In the coming years, he aims to publish his writings not related to psychiatry, including poetry.

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