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David Klahr

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  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


  • MD, Albany Medical College

  • Residency, Psychiatry
    St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Ctr.

  • Fellowship, Schizophrenia
    Columbia University

  • Fellowship, Geriatric Psychiatry
    Cornell Medical Center


    Dr Klahr grew up in Brooklyn and then graduated from the 7 year combined BS/MD program at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at CCNY. He did a Schizophrenia Research Fellowship, focusing on side effects of antipsychotic s at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Geriatric Psychiatry Research Fellowship at Cornell University Medical College. He has extensive clinical experience in psychopharmacology treating adult and geriatric patients with mood disorders, anxiety and schizophrenia. He has also spent his career teaching Psychiatry residents and medical students about how to care for people with these conditions. He is currently the Physician-in Charge of the general Inpatient Psychiatry Unit at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel.


  • 2010 -
    The Max Needleman Award for Excellence in Teaching

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Dr. Klahr did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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