Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center

Chairs of Service

James Wolberg, M.D.


  • General Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry


Medical School

  • MS Yale University, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
  • MD Mount Sinai School of Medicine


  • Psychiatry Residency Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Public Psychiatry Fellowship Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Professional Experience

Positions Held:

  • Interim Chair of Psychiatry, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, July 2016-Present
  • Interim Chair of Psychiatry, NYU Lutheran Medical Center, July 2015-june 2016
  • Vice Chair of Psychiatry, Lutheran Medical Center, May 2009-June 2015
  • Chief of Addiction Psychiatry Division, Beth Israel Medical Center, June 2007-April 2009
  • Inpatient Psychiatry Medical Director, Mount Sinai Medical Center, June 1998-June 2002

Board Certifications

  • ABPN General Psychiatry, ABPN Addiction Psychiatry

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American College of Physician Executives
  • American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • NIMH Outstanding Psychiatry Resident Award


  • PSYCKES (Psychiatric Services And Clinical Knowledge Enhancement System), NYS OMH Hospital Readmissions Quality Collaborative
  • CATIE (Clinical Antipsychotic Trials Of Intervention Effectiveness) NIMH, Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
  • Metabolic Monitoring Of Patients Prescribed Atypical Antipsychotic Medications: Stanley Medical Research Institute Award Grant, Mount Sinai School Of Medicine