staff01Dr. Scott Bienenfeld, MD, FAPA

Addiction Psychiatrist and Director of Addiction Medicine & Recovery Services

Dr. Scott Bienenfeld is an Addiction Psychiatrist board certified in General and Forensic Psychiatry and certified by both the American Society of Addiction Medicine and The American Board of Addiction Medicine.

Dr. Bienenfeld graduated from Dartmouth College in 1992 and earned his M.D. from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA in 1997. He completed a general psychiatry residency at NYU in 2001 followed by a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is a member of a number of organizations including: The American Psychiatric Association (APA), the American Medical Association (AMA), The American Academy of Psychiatry and The Law (AAPL) The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), The American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) and The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP). He is a past Vice President of the Tri-State chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and The Law (Tri-State AAPL) and is currently a member of both the Addiction and Peer Review Committees of The American Academy of Psychiatry and The Law.

Dr. Bienenfeld’s previous positions include: Clinical Director of The Community Orientation and Re-Entry Program (CORP) Unit at Sing-Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining, New York, under the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH); consulting psychiatrist to the student counseling center at Pace University in New York and consulting psychiatrist to Premier Healthcare in New York City, a subsidiary of The Young Adult Institute (YAI). Dr. Bienenfeld was the Medical Director of New York Center For Living in New York City – an outpatient program that specializes in the treatment of adolescents and young adults with substance use, and co-occurring psychiatric disorders. He held that position from 2007-2013.

Dr. Bienenfeld maintains a private practice on The Upper West Side of Manhattan, and he is a consultant to both The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Major League Baseball (MLB).

Dr. Bienenfeld is a Fellow of The American Psychiatric Association.

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