Uriel Halbreich

Uriel Halbreich

Uriel Halbreich MD

UBMD Psychiatry


Behavioral pharmacology; Endocrinology; Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Neurobiology; Psychiatry

Not accepting new patients

Professional Summary:

My research is broadly concerned with studies of the biology of affective disorders and the development of biological markers and clinical laboratory tests for major depressive disorder. Hormonal modulation of brain and behavior with the emphasis on gonadal hormones and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system neurotransmitter and their metabolites.

Recent focus has been on Stress and Resilience and the comprehensive Interdisciplinary approach to Well-being. We collaborate with colleagues in over half a dozen countries under the aegis of the world Psychiatric association (WPA) Sections of Interdisciplinary Collaboration (I am the founding chair) and Urban Mental Health.
Research and Educational projects are pursued with 2 groups of Early-career Psychiatrists:At the WPA and the EPA, the emphasis is on development of Leadership and Managementskills.


Behavioral pharmacology, Endocrinology, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Neurobiology, Psychiatry

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UBMD Psychiatry
University Psychiatric Practice, Inc. (Buffalo)
Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider St.
Buffalo, New York 4215
Phone: 716-898-4857
Fax: 716-898-4447
Not accepting new patients

Insurance Accepted:
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Nova
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Columbia University (1980)
  • , Hadassah University Hospital (1978)
  • , Tel Aviv University, Sakler Postgraduate Medical School (1978)
  • , Kaplan Hospital, Outpatient Clinic (1976)
  • , Jerusalem Community Mental Health Center (1976)
  • , Hadassah University Hospital (1976)
  • Residency, Talbieh Psychiatric Hospital (1974)
  • Certificate, Israeli Army (1969)
  • MD, University Hadassah Medical School (1969)
  • Internship, Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital (1968)
  • , University Hadassah Medical School (1961)

Awards and Honors:

  • Article of the month--December 2021 (2021)
  • America's Top Psychiatrist (2008)
  • Honorary Fellow (2008)
  • Service Award (2003)
  • Citations in National and International Who's Who (1984)
  • National Research Service Award (1980)
  • Yon Gon Award (1978)
  • Ben Gurion Award (1976)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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