Kolodny, Andrew MD

Andrew Kolodny, MD
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
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920 48th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219
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Andrew Kolodny, MD


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Dr. Andrew Kolodny is the Chair of Psychiatry at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Board certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Dr. Kolodny is a national expert on the opioid addiction epidemic. In his clinical practice, he specializes in the treatment of opioid addiction.

Dr. Kolodny has a long-standing interest in public health and community psychiatry. He is currently President of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing (PROP) and was previously the Medical Director for Special Projects in the Office of the Executive Deputy Commissioner for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. For New York City, he helped develop and implement multiple programs to improve the health of New Yorkers and save lives, including city-wide buprenorphine programs, naloxone overdose prevention programs and emergency room-based screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) programs for drug and alcohol misuse.

Addiction Medicine

Conditions Treated
Under the direction of Dr. Kolodny, the Department of Psychiatry is available to meet the mental health needs of the community and treat a wide variety of conditions, including:

  • Serious psychiatric disorders and disabilities
  • Mental health needs of people with cancer
  • Psychiatric emergencies and crisis
  • Any and all more common problems such as depression and anxiety
  • Pediatric psychiatry needs

Treatments and Procedures
The Department offers a number of programs such as:

  • In-patient and out-patient adult programs
  • Mental status exams
  • Diagnostic psychiatry
  • Psychiatric emergency room treatments
  • Pediatric psychiatry programs
  • Wellness and recovery programs

Dr. Kolodny is a past recipient of the Daniel X. Freedman Congressional Health Policy Award. He is also a former President of the American Association of Psychiatric Administrators New York Regional Chapter and former Chair of the American Psychiatric Association New York County District Branch Public Psychiatry Committee.

Medical Education:
Medical School:
Temple University
Mt. Sinai School/City Univ. of NY
Columbia University

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Department and Division:
  • Psychiatry
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Brooklyn, NY 11219

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