Dr. Michael Stone selected as Top Psychiatrist of the Year for 2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).

NEW YORK, NY – 11 May, 2017 – Michael H. Stone, M.D., Professor of Clinical Psychiatry for Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons and has a private practice of Psychiatry/Psychoanalysis, was selected as “Top Psychiatrist of the Year 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 over 4 decades of professional experience as a seasoned and trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Stone has certainly proven himself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field.  He has demonstrated success not only in the mental healthcare field but also as a successful Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, where he previously served as psychiatric resident and then as an assistant professor of psychiatry.  He is regarded by his peers as one of the nation’s top Psychiatrists.  His impressive repertoire of roles have included consultant at the Personal Disorder Institute, Medical Director for the addiction clinic at the Orange Regional Medical Hospital, Director of Research for Middletown Psychiatric Center, Attending Psychiatrist in Forensic Service at Creedmoor Psychiatric Hospital and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry for Cornell Medical College and Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Dr. Stone received his B.A. in Latin/Greek from Cornell University in 1954 and his M.D. from Cornell Medical College in 1958. He completed his internship at Bellevue Hospital and completed his fellowship in Hematology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute in 1963.  Dr. Stone completed his residency in Internal Medicine from Bellevue Hospital in 1961 and Residency in Psychiatry from Columbia/ NY State Psychiatric Institute in 1966.

Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Stone has been active in his community and recognized worldwide for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the mental health care profession. He has received many awards, accolades’ and has been featured in numerous publications and magazines such as Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors, Best Doctors in America numerous years in a row, Marquis Who’s Who, Strathmore Who’s Who, American Registry, named Outstanding Professional of the Year for 2016, recipient of the Lifetime Service Award and for 2017 Top Psychiatrist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals.  He was the host of Discovery Channel’s TV series “Most Evil,” where he interviewed men and women who had committed various sorts of murder and other extreme acts.  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, affiliated with the Psychopathological Association of America, American Academy of Psychoanalysts, the American College of Psychiatrists, the Royal College of Psychologists, the International Society of Personality Disorders, and the National Association of Forensic Counselors.  Member of the Reform Club and the Medical Strollers of NY City.

Aside from his successful career in mental health, Dr. Stone has also been a sought after lecturer, speaker and author.  He has given lectures and speeches all around the world on every level and on every topic imaginable having to do with mental health. He has also authored a number of professional articles and publications, including “The Borderline Syndromes,” “The Fate of Borderline Patients,” “Treating Schizophrenic Patients,” and “The Anatomy of Evil.”

The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami stated that “Choosing Dr. Stone for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make.  He is brilliant, his list of accomplishments and accolades are beyond impressive, he is active in numerous organizations and affiliations, he was exactly what we were looking for.  We know we will be seeing more outstanding things from this man and hope to spend time with him at the gala.”

Looking back, Dr. Stone attributes his success to his experience, his long hours of research, mentors he has had along the way and staying passionate in all his endeavors.  Dr. Stone says he has been blessed, he loves doing what he is doing, and feels this is just the beginning.  When he is not working Dr. Stone enjoys traveling,  reading, enjoying the arts and he and his wife are also patrons at the Metropolitan Opera.

For the future, Dr. Stone will continue to serve as a mentor to his students and teach them the principles and methodologies of psychiatry and hopes to continue making a difference in people’s lives anyway that he can.

For more information on Dr. Stone please visit: www.personalitystudiesinstitute.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.

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