Karen Y. Mechanic, MD

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Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111

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Dr. Karen Y Mechanic, MD


Director, Psychiatry


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Board Certified Psychiatry;
American Board of Addiction Medicine, Board Certified of Addiction Medicine

Medical Education

MD, State University of New York Health Science Center – Brooklyn


Resident in Psychiatry, Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT;
Resident in Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT;
Resident in Radiation Oncology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY;
Intern in Internal Medicine, Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY

Honors and Awards

National Medical Association Chester Pierce, M.D. Research Symposium Award;
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Award;
American Psychiatric Association Young Investigator Award;
Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Visiting Professor Award