McAfee, Scot G, MD

Scot McAfee, MD
Department of Psychiatry
Primary Address:
914 48th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219,
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Scot McAfee, MD


Dr. Scot McAfee is the Chair of Psychiatry at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. His clinical areas of interest have included pro-dromal psychotic states, the mental health care of those with chronic medical illnesses and adolescent psychiatry, as well as sexuality and LGBT mental healthcare. He is published in the areas of adolescent diabetes treatment, psychological reactions to 9/11/01, reactions to mass disaster, resident countertransference and for his earlier dermatology research.

Dr. McAfee is the recipient of the Teacher of the Year award by the Department of Psychiatry at St. Vincent’s Hospital (2004) and certificates of Appreciation from New York Medical College for excellence in teaching (2004 & 2005), the American Psychiatric Association’s Irma Bland award for excellence in resident education (2005), and also the APA's Nancy A. Roeske award for excellence in medical student education (2006). In 2004 Dr. McAfee was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, New York Medical College chapter; as the faculty member inductee as voted by the AOA medical students.  He remains active in committee work at the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (a psychiatry think tank) and as a member of the IMG fellowship selection committee of the Association of American Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training.

Conditions Treated
Under the direction of Dr. McAfee, the Department of Psychiatry is available to meet the mental health needs of the community and treat a wide variety of conditions, including:

  • Serious psychiatric disorders and disabilities
  • Mental health needs of people with cancer
  • Psychiatric emergencies and crisis
  • Any and all more common problems such as depression and anxiety
  • Pediatric psychiatry needs

Treatments and Procedures
The Department offers a number of programs such as:

  • In-patient and out-patient adult programs
  • Mental status exams
  • Diagnostic psychiatry
  • Psychiatric emergency room treatments
  • Pediatric psychiatry programs
  • Wellness and recovery programs
Medical Education:
Medical School:
New York Medical College
St. Vincent's Hospital Medical Center
St. Vincent's Hospital Medical Center

Department and Division:
  • Psychiatry
Articles Listed in PubMed
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Primary Address:
914 48th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219,


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