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Stan D. Arkow, MD

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Credentials & Experience

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Clinical Expertise

  • Psychodiagnostic Evaluation
  • Psychobehavioral Disorders
  • Neuropsychology Evaluation
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Adult Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatry
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychosis

Education & Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Residency: New York State Psychiatric Institute

About Stan Arkow

Dr. Stan D. Arkow is a Board Certified psychiatrist working as Medical Director of Inpatient Psychiatry at CUMC. He has been on the faculty at Columbia since 1981. Dr. Arkow maintains two private practice locations, one on the Upper West Side of Manhattan at 96th Street and West End Avenue and the other on Knollwood Road in White Plains, Westchester County. Psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. Best Doctor in NY for 14 years. NY Magazine Best Doctor 2012. Physician of the Year, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital 2008.

Dr. Arkow teaches attendings, residents, and medical students at Columbia, is Secretary-Treasurer of New York Psychiatric Society , and serves as a mentor in the Career Development Leadership Program of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America(ADAA).

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


  • NYP Employee Plan


  • Beacon Health - Behavioral Health

Amida Care

  • Beacon Health - Behavioral Health

Coventry Health Care

  • Coventry Health Care


  • Beacon Health - Behavioral Health


  • Beacon Health - Behavioral Health


  • Multiplan


  • Behavioral Health
  • Medicaid Behavioral Health

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.


Selected Publications

  • Stan Arkow, Susan Turner, and David Kahn: Hospital Treatment of Depression and Mania in Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2009