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I am a psychiatrist, Columbia University trained, board certified in general psychiatry with an extensive background in medicine.

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Rishon Stember, MD, FACP  

Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Rishon H. Stember is accepting new patients at this office.


(203) 853-3892


91 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Psychiatry & Psychiatry
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Psychiatry
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  

  • Medicare

About Dr. Stember
Dr. Stember


Rishon Stember, M.D. is  board certified in general Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  He received his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine.  He then served two years in the U.S. Navy as the medical officer of a destroyer division stationed in the Mediterranean.  Dr. Stember completed residency training programs in Internal Medicine and Allergy/Immunology at the New York University Medical Center.  He also completed a three year residency in Psychiatry at the New York  State Psychiatric Institute and the Columbia University/Presbyterian Hospital.  He formerly was a research psychiatrist at the Foundation for Depression and Manic Depression in New York City and on the Psychiatry medical school faculty at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.  He has practiced general Psychiatry and Allergy for many years in Connecticut, and in 2014 retired from the practice of Allergy while continuing his private practice in Psychiatry.  Dr. Stember is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Connecticut Psychiatric Society, and a fellow of the American College of Physicians.



Conditions Treated 

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • exercise and diet
  • Grief and Loss
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • sports performance
  • Stress

Services & Procedures

  • Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluation
  • consultation
  • Medication Management
  • Medication Management with supportive Psychotherapy
  • pharmacologic treatment
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Therapy for Depression and Anxiety

Special Interests  

  • ADHD
  • sports performance

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • Psychoanalytic Institute Columbia University New York City, NY
    Residency in Psychiatry


  • NYU Medical SchoolNew York, New York
    Fellowship in immunology

Awards & Honors  

  • Elected to Board of Governors, New York University School of Medicine 2007 Re-elected to Board of Governors 2010 and 2013 Fellow, American College of Physicians Twelve publications in the medical literature, eight of which are in peer reviewed journa

Languages Spoken  

  • English

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