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BERKOWITZ, HOWARD L., MD

Unit Director, Adult Psychiatry
Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-8100
920 48TH STREET BROOKLYN, NY 11219

Specialties

  • Psychiatry - Adult

Languages

  • English
Biography

Dr. Howard Berkowitz is a psychiatrist in the Psychiatry Division at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Currently, he is also Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the SUNY Health and Sciences Center, adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at St. George's University School of Medicine. Previous to joining the Maimonides team, Dr. Berkowitz completed a fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at Kings County Hospital Center. Dr. Howard Berkowitz is extensively published in the field of psychiatry. He has given many invited lectures, and maintains active research in his specialty. Dr. Berkowitz has several professional memberships, such as the Society for Liaison Psychiatry, and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. Previously, he was a member of the American Psychosomatic Society. Dr. Berkowitz is the Chairman of the ECT Committee, and a member of both the Hospital Medical Ethics Committee, and the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. He was also an organizer of the Psychiatry Grand Rounds.

Areas of Expertise

Psychiatry Neurology
Geriatric Psychiatry

Education

Medical Degree

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Internship

Beth Israel Medical Center

Residency

Kings County Hospital Center

Fellowship

Kings County Hospital Center

Board

Psychiatry - general

Locations

920 48TH STREET
BROOKLYN, NY 11219
Telephone: 718-283-8100
Insurance
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • CCM Centerlight Health via Beacon Health Strategies
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • ElderPlan via Beacon Health Strategies
  • Emblem GHI PPO via Beacon Value Options
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Amerigroup)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Tricare (formerly Tricare Non Network)
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plans (Medicaid)
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS CHOICE via Beacon Health Strategies
  • WellCare
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