Ryan E. Lawrence, MD

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Ryan Lawrence joined the faculty in 2014 as an inpatient psychiatrist on 9 Garden North (Milstein Hospital). He then served as unit chief of 3 River East, a 30 bed MICA inpatient unit located at the Allen Hospital. He is currently the director of the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program at Columbia University Medical Center. His writing is focused on topics related to ethics and patient safety. 

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital


  • Male

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Affinity Health Plan

  • Beacon Health - Behavioral Health

Amida Care

  • Beacon Health - Behavioral Health

Coventry Health Care

  • Coventry Health Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan


  • Special Needs


  • Behavioral Health
  • Medicaid Behavioral Health
  • Medicare Behavioral Health

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, 2010 University Of Chicago Pritzker School Medicine
  • Internship: New York State Psychiatric Institute
  • Residency: New York State Psychiatric Institute

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry