Dr. Eileen DiFrancesco selected as Top Medical Doctor of the Year in Psychiatry & Neurology by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).

NEW YORK, NY – 5 May, 2017 – Dr. Eileen DiFrancesco is Owner & Founder of DiFrancesco Psychiatry.  She was just recently selected as Top Medical Doctor of the Year in Psychiatry & Neurology for 2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements: www.iaotp.com/award-gala

With almost 2 decades of professional experience in the Mental Healthcare Industry, Dr. DiFrancesco has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field. As a dynamic, results-driven leader, she has demonstrated success honing her expertise in Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology & Neurology. With her diverse background and experience Dr. DiFrancesco has been able to treat a wide variety of patients with complex conditions utilizing a combination of medication and therapy.  She has worked in many different areas in the mental health field, including community psychiatry, inpatient psychiatry, addiction medicine, clinical research and private practice.  Having her own private practice on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in NY, she is able to provide initial and ongoing care for her patients who suffer with Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, Obsessive Compulsive, Sleep, eating and Addictive Disorders. The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Dr. DiFrancesco for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make.  She is talented, bright, beautiful and brilliant at what she does and we felt she would make an amazing asset to our organization.  We are looking forward to meeting her at the gala and know we will be seeing more amazing things from this amazing woman.”

Dr. DiFrancesco offers consultative services, through which she provides a complete analysis of patients’ brain health to help minimize the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, dementia and other degenerative diseases of the mind. Her philosophy is that a healthy brain is key for well-being, balance and optimal functioning. Making an accurate diagnosis is the most important first step in treating patients.

Before opening her private practice in 1999, Dr. DiFrancesco held concurrent appointments at Rockefeller University, Cornell and New York Hospitals. There her key responsibilities were in treating both drug and alcohol addiction and assessing patients for entry in clinical research.  Her diagnostic skills were also utilized at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where she assessed psychotic adolescents for Schizophrenia treatment and eligibility for research protocols. 

Dr. DiFrancesco knew from a young age she wanted to pursue this career path because her brother had suffered from a neurological injury.  She graduated with honors, with her Bachelors Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and obtained her Medical Degree from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1989. She completed her residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC and was then appointed to Medical Director of the Learning Laboratory which is a private facility in Stamford Connecticut.  It was in this facility where Dr. DiFrancesco specialized in diagnosing and treating Attention Deficit Disorder and teen addiction, using a form of Quantitative EEG, also known as Brain Mapping.

Dr. DiFrancesco remains active in her community and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. In 2012 she received the Patients Choice Award. In 2014 Dr. DiFrancesco was named as a Top 10 Doctor by State through Vitals and she was named Outstanding Professional of the Year by Worldwide Registry.  In 2015 named a Delegate for the International Womens Leadership Association and now for 2017 named Top Doctor in Psychiatry & Neurology by the International Association of Top Professionals.   Dr. DiFrancesco also maintains her affiliations with the American Medical Association and the American Psychiatric Association.

Looking back, Dr. DiFrancesco attributes her success to her training, her perseverance, mentors she has had along the way, and her passion for helping her patients. For the future, she will continue to grow her practice, continue to keep up with the growing body of clinical Neuroscience advances in order to offer more to her patients continue to grow as a professional and wants to continue to make a difference in people’s lives any way she can.

 For more information on Dr. DiFrancesco please visit: http://difrancescopsychiatry.com/


The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

For More Information on IAOTP please visit: www.iaotp.com

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