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Robert Weinrieb, MD

Robert Weinrieb, MD Physician

Chief Psychiatric Consultant, Liver Transplant Program Director, Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychiatric Emergency and Evaluation Center (PEEC) Program Director, Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Weinrieb is employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Robert Weinrieb

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties


  • Psychiatry

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Psych & Neurology/Psychosomatic (AMA)
  • Psychiatry, 1993

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • CVS Health
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • NJ Medicaid
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine

Education and Training

Medical School:
Residency: Saint Vincent's Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine , National Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, National Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, National Mentorship Program, Local American Association for Psychiatrists in Alcoholism and Addiction, National American Psychiatric Association , National American Society of Addiction Medicine, National Clinical, Epidemiological and Applied Sciences Review Branch of the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health, National Government Accounting Office (GAO) regarding funding for the Treatment of HCV infection in U.S. Veterans. , National Invited Participant in a consensus conference sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Department of Bioethics entitled Living Donation: A Focus on Public Concerns., National National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine: Committee to Identify Strategies to Raise the Profile of Substance Abuse Research, National National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism of the National Institutes of Health Grants Review Committee for Health Disparities in Minorities, National National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health , National National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health Medications Development Division Data Safety Monitoring Board , National NIAAA Grant Number: 1 R01 AA13167-01. Costs and Benefits Of Alcohol Services & Interventions, University of Miami, Miami Florida, National NIH (NIDDK) Consensus Development Conference Committee on the 2002 Guidelines for the Management of Hepatitis C Infection in Vulnerable Populations (Brian Edlin, M.D.-spokesman). , National Ontario Mental Health Foundation Research Project Funding, International Pennsylvania College of Physicians, Local Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Psychiatric Assessments Director for Penn Transplant Institute as participant in 9 site, NIH Cooperative Program Project to study the effects of living liver transplant donation on quality of life. , National Research Society on Alcoholism, National VAMC Competitive Pilot Project Fund submissions, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Weinrieb is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Winetsky D, Weinrieb R: Expanding Treatment Opportunities for Hospitalized Patients with Opioid Use Disorders Journal of Hospital Medicine : 2017.

DiMartini A, Dew MA, Liu Q, Simpson MA, Ladner DP, Smith AR, Zee J, Abbey S, Gillespie BW, Weinrieb R, Mandell S, Fisher RA, Emond JC, Freise C, Sherker AH: Social and financial outcomes of living liver donation: A prospective investigation within the Adult-to-Adult Living Liver Cohort Study-2 (A2ALL-2) American Journal of Transplantation 4 (17): 1081-1096,2017.

Butt Z, Dew MA, Liu Q, Simpson MA, Smith A, Zee J, Gillespie B, Abbey S, Ladner D, Weinrieb R, Fisher R, Hafliger A, Terrault A, Burton J: Psychological Outcomes of Living Liver Donors from a Multi-Center Prospective Study: Results from the Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study 2 (A2ALL-2) American Journal of Transplantation 17 : 1267-1277,2017.

Winetsky D, Weinrieb R: Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders New England Journal of Medicine 16 (375): 1596-1597,2016.

Joshua Z. Warren, Andrew M. Siegel, Charu Aggarwal, Cindy McGrath, Nicholas Tsopelas: Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate (Anti-NMDA) Receptor Encephalitis as the Initial Presentation of Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung in a Middle-Aged Man JSM Clin Case Rep : 2016.

Dew MA, DiMartini AF, Ladner DP, Simpson MA, Pomfret EA, Gillespie BW, Merion RM, Zee J, Smith AR, Holtzman S, Sherker AH, Weinrieb R, Fisher RA, Emond JC, Freise CE, Burton JR: Psychosocial outcomes 3 to 10 years after donation in the Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study Transplantation 6 (100): 1257-1269,2016.

Campbell EC, Caroff SN, Mann SN, Weinrieb R, Berkowitz RM: Gastrointestinal Reactions Clinical Handbook of Psychopharmacology in the Medically Ill: Severe Drug Reactions : 2016.

Shmuts R, Weinrieb R, Patel: Forensic Issues in Hospital Based Psychiatric Settings The Evolution of Forensic Psychiatry: History, Current Developments, Future Directions : 143-155,2015.

Psychiatric Examination of Liver Transplant Patients with Alcohol Use Disorders Alcoholic Abuse and Liver Disease : 99-109,2015.

Shmuts R, Abbasi O: Head Cases: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Implications for Psychosomatic Medicine and Patient Care Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Ft. Lauderdale, FL : 2014.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
c/o Ms. Kathy Kratowicz
2 Dulles, Liver Transplant
3400 Spruce St.

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6178
Phone: (215) 662-2858
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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