Dr. James Halper is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. He attended Columbia College and College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia University, did his residency training in Medicine at Columbia Presbyterian and Stanford University Hospitals, and trained in Psychiatry at Payne-Whitney Clinic (New York Hospital ). He completed research fellowships at the National Institutes of Health, Rockefeller University, and Payne Whitney Clinic and is the recipient of numerous research awards and the author of many scientific and medical articles and book chapters.
Dr. Halper has directed many clinical programs, including Psychopharmacology at North Shore University Hospital , the Psychiatry Out Patient Clinic at Lenox Hill Hospital, and both the Psychotic Disorders Program and ECT Service at Payne Whitney Clinic. Dr. Halper is currently Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine.
Dr Halper is well known for his innovative use of a variety of treatment modalities for patients with refractory psychiatric disorders as well asmood disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and many other conditions.