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  • Bio

    Dr. Wassef is a double board-certified psychiatrist, specializing in adult psychiatry. He has a special interest in eating disorders, including the mind-body connection, non- pharmacological management for psychiatric and eating disorders and utilizing a creative and cooperative pathway to wellness.

    Dr. Wassef completed his fellowship training at the University of Pennsylvania. He has more than 15 years of experience in eating disorders and is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) for addiction and general psychiatry. He also has the distinction of being a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    He served as medical director of several programs, including an acute inpatient psychiatry unit and medical detox unit at Christ Hospital, Jersey City and the Eating Disorder Unit at Princeton University Medical Center. He also served as the acting chair for the Psychiatry Department at Christ Hospital, Jersey City.

    Dr. Wassef has lectured nationally on eating disorders, substance abuse treatment and pain management in chemically dependent patients, and has published several journal articles on substance abuse.