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Nathan M. Kravis, <span>MD</span>

Nathan M. Kravis, MD

Psychiatry (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 688-1410


Dr. Kravis is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Training and Supervising Analyst at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. Has lectured and taught widely; author of more than a dozen publications, mostly on topics in the history of psychoanalysis and psychiatry; recipient of two awards for teaching (Payne Whitney Clinic, 2001; Klar Award, Columbia Psychoanalytic Center, 2005), and one for writing (Beller Award, Columbia Psychoanalytic Center, 1992). Private practice in Manhattan since 1987.

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1983 University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Residency: 1987 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Kravis N: Friedman's corpus since his Anatomy: a psychoanalytic odyssey. J Amer Psychoanal Assoc 2006;54: 945-976
  • Kravis NM: Identification. The Freud Encyclopedia: Theory, Therapy, and Culture. E Erwin, ed., Routledge, New York, NY, US, 2002
  • Auchincloss EL, Kravis NM: Teaching Freud to undergraduates: a case report. Int J Psychoanal 2000;81: 753-770
  • Kravis NM: The "pre-history" of the idea of transference. Int Rev Psychoanal 1992;19: 9-22
  • Kravis NM: James Braid's psychophysiology: a turning point in the history of dynamic psychiatry. Am J Psychiatry 1988;145: 1191-1206