Frederic I. Kass, M.D.

Co-Founder & Medical Director

Dr. Kass served as Clinical Vice Chair and Interim Chair of Columbia University’s Department of Psychiatry, and as Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs at Columbia’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. He founded and developed the psychiatry service for Columbia Doctors. With an ability to motivate people to achieve their full potential, Dr. Kass has consulted to the CEOs of major corporations and to sports franchises such as the New York Yankees and the New York Giants. He is highly respected as a clinician who provides care in even the most challenging cases. At New York Presbyterian, he established new clinical services for underserved populations in Washington Heights, including a model program for mentally ill homeless people.