Benjamin D. Brody, M.D.

Benjamin Brody




Dr. Benjamin Brody's interests include the evaluation and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders along with relationship, interpersonal and career-related problems. He uses a combination of psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Brody is Chief of the Inpatient Psychiatry Service and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical Center.  He is involved in clinical trials for the treatment of Major Depression and Bipolar Disorder. He has also written about psychiatry and medical training for the American Journal of Psychiatry, the New England Journal of Medicine and the New York Times.


Dr. Brody is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his medical training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He then completed his residency training at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital Payne Whitney Clinic.




To schedule an appointment, call (212) 746-3979. Office hours are Monday through Friday, by appointment only





Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [NYPH Employees Only]
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource


Brody B, Haut SR. Ending the doctor-patient relationship in neurology practice. Neurologist. 2009 Sep; 15(5): 277-81.

Brody B. Who Has Capacity? N Engl J Med. 2009 Jul 16;361(3):232-3.

Brody B. In Psychiatry, Can a Punch Line Be a Life Line? November 17, 2008. The New York Times, D5.

Brody B. The Script. N Engl J Med. 2006 Sep 7;355(10):979-8

Honors and Awards

2009: Shining Star Award, New York Presbyterian Hospital

2007: Alpha Omega Alpha, Albert Einstein College of Medicine