Maurice Preter, MD is an experienced neurologist, psychodynamic psychiatrist, psychopharmacologist, and medical-legal expert in private practice on Manhattan s Upper East Side. He also has an active international clinical consulting practice with affiliate offices in Beijing and Shanghai, PRChina, and Paris.

Educated at the Universities of Munich, Germany and of Paris, France, he received his postgraduate specialty training in neurology and psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and is dually board certified in both specialties. He has researched and written about a wide range of neuropsychiatric topics, including stroke, sleep disorders, epilepsy, panic disorder, psychological trauma, and the history of neurology in China. Dr. Preter is a member of the psychiatry faculty of Columbia University s College of Physicians and Surgeons, an associate professor of neurology at Downstate Medical Center, and internationally active as lecturer, medical educator and as clinical and medical-legal consultant. His particular interest is in the diagnosis and integrated treatment of conditions that overlap between neurology, psychological health and general medicine (e.g., chronic pain, dementia). Dr. Preter holds physician licenses in New York, Paris, Shanghai, Beijing, and Germany, and is fluent in English, French, and German.



  • Board certifications

    • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Neurology

  • Medical school

    • Ludwig Maximilians Universitat - Munchen

  • Residencies

    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva Univ

  • Internships

    • Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division

  • Affiliations

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

1160 Fifth Avenue, Suite 112New York, NY 10029

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