Richard Perry, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at NYU Medical Center and Bellevue Hospitals. At Bellevue Hospital he is the Associate Director of the Consultation Liaison Service. Dr. Perry conducts research at the Children's Psychopharmacology Unit at Bellevue Hospital. His current research activities include CT scan and prolactin and growth hormone studies in autistic children. Dr. Perry is board certified in general and in child and adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Perry received his BS from Tufts University and his MD from Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. He completed his residency in psychiatry and a two-year National Institute of Health Fellowship in Child Psychiatry at Bellevue Hospital's Psychiatric Division.
Prior to joining the NYU School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, Dr. Perry was a Staff Psychiatrist for the Jewish Board of Guardians, the Spence-Chapin Agency, and St. Vincent's Hospital. He was a Panel Psychiatrist for the Children's Aid Society and Chief Psychiatrist for the Child, Adolescent and Family Clinic at the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health.
Dr. Perry is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, and the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He has served as the Director of the New York Council on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Perry has published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Journal of Psychiatric Research.