David L. Nathan, MD


David L. Nathan, MD

David L. Nathan, MD

Harvard Medical School

Board Certified

Private Practice in Adult Psychiatry

Princeton, NJ


David L. Nathan, MD, DFAPA offers personalized and collaborative psychiatric care in Princeton, New Jersey, with an emphasis on confidentiality and discretion. He divides his time evenly between psychotherapy and psychopharmacology.

Originally from the Philadelphia area, Dr. Nathan graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University. He received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he distinguished himself in the development of medical education software. He subsequently entered the McLean Hospital Residency Training Program of Harvard Medical School. In his final year at McLean, Dr. Nathan served as Chief Resident of the Bipolar and Psychotic Disorders Program. In this capacity, he supervised residents on the inpatient service and founded an outpatient clinic with senior clinicians and residents. Dr. Nathan came to Princeton in 1998 and began his private practice.

Dr. Nathan is the Director of Continuing Medical Education for the Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS) and the Director of Professional Education for Princeton House Behavioral Health. He is board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and he remains involved in teaching as a Clinical Associate Professor at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, the highest membership honor bestowed by the APA. Dr. Nathan serves as the Physician Advisor for the New Jersey State Chapter of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, and lectures to patient groups, physicians and the lay public in various settings.  He has published numerous articles in the psychiatric and lay press.

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