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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Resnick is affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine, and the Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Medical Center.
  • He attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine where he was admitted as a Humanities and Medicine student and received a Distinction in Research. After completing his residency in Psychiatry at NYU/Bellevue, Dr. Resnick pursued a fellowship in Pain and Palliative Care at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where he was one of the few psychiatrists to have completed the program in its history. Dr. Resnick maintains clinical expertise and practice, as well as academic experience in both general psychiatry and pain medicine and palliative care. He has conducted research, written journal articles, and contributed to texts in these fields.
  • Dr. Resnick completed the Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, and the Fellowship in Psychopharmacology at the Neuroscience Education Institute. He has additional training in hypnotherapy from NYSEPH.
  • Please expect to be in contact with Dr. Resnick directly before confirmation of your appointment to review some details, including logistical information, such as fee, as well as assessment of the best options for your evaluation. Weekend times may also be available. Payment is expected at time of visit.


  • Medical School - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • New York University, Residency in Psychiatry
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Fellowship in Pain Medicine and Palliative Care
  • Neuroscience Education Institute, Fellowship in Psychopharmacology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Hospice and Palliative Care (Psychiatry and Neurology)
  • Pain Medicine (Psychiatry and Neurology)

Awards and Publications

  • Resnick SA, Morrison RS. Physicians’ perception of procedural pain and discomfort. J Palliat Med 2004;7:646-51.
  • Resnick SA, Goodman M, New AS, Siever LJ. The biology of borderline personality disorder; Recent findings and future approaches to the study of impulsive aggression and affective instability. In: Reich J, ed. Personality disorders: current research and treatment. New York: Taylor & Francis; 2005. p. 43-73.
  • Wirshing DA, Guzik LH, Zorick TS, Pierre JM, Resnick SA, Rossotto E, Goldstein D, Wirshing WC. Implementation of the Community Re-Entry Program Training Module for schizophrenic inpatients improves treatment outcomes. Schizophr Res 2006;87:338-9.
  • Buckley PF, Wirshing DA, Bhushan P, Pierre JM, Resnick SA, Wirshing WC. Lack of insight in schizophrenia: impact on treatment adherence. CNS Drugs. 2007; 21(2):129-41.

Language Spoken

  • English