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Ryan Rifkin, NP, is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner dedicated to patient care. He sees patients at NP Psychiatry, located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City. He prioritizes the ease of accessing care, and facilitates this through all facets of his practice. Telepsychiatry has been a mainstay of this value, though Ryan Rifkin also values ease of contact between sessions with a single-login solution providing rapid communication with office staff even while providing care. He also provides visits outdoors or close to home and work, and offers night and weekend availability.
Ryan Rifkin received his master’s degree at Columbia University to be a psychiatric nurse practitioner, where he was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society. As a nurse practitioner, Ryan is experienced in supporting clients in a range of settings including those treating children and families, treating individuals with substance use concerns, and improving mood, anxiety, attentional difficulties, and other disorders in those of all ages. He also offers LGBTQ services to the community. As a nurse practitioner with his MAT waiver, he is able to prescribe indicated medication therapy for individuals struggling with opiates and other challenges. He is licensed to certify his patients for the New York State Medical Marijuana Program, when appropriate and indicated.
In his free time, Ryan loves time with his pets and always yearns for travel.
"NP Ryan listened carefully and informed me about multiple medication options and other approaches, and I will definitely be booking follow-ups with him."
"Ryan's promptness and communication style is just wonderful."
"I always look forward to speaking with Ryan, who is able to look at my circumstances in an incredibly thoughtful and practical manner."
"Really really pleased with seeing Ryan. He listened to all of my concerns and hesitations and really gave me the feeling of a committed & a personalized treatment plan."
"My family and I have had a great experience with Ryan as our psychiatric provider. He is knowledgeable and caring ..."