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About Dr. Magera

Michael J. Magera, M.D.

General Adult Psychiatrist with Special Interest in Men's Health

Dr. Magera graduated Rutgers College with a B.A. in History and Political Science and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa in his junior year.  He attended Georgetown University Medical School and completed his psychiatry residency at New York University Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident.  Dr. Magera is board certified in Psychiatry and is affiliated with NYU Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital where he has supervised and taught medical students and residents.  He routinely collaborates with physicians in other fields of medicine, as well as other mental health clinicians, to individualize treatment and deliver the highest quality of care to his patients.

Dr. Magera’s interdisciplinary background in the social and biological sciences complements his holistic approach to patient care. He has extensive experience in individual psychotherapy (including dynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and interpersonal therapy modalities), the treatment of issues related to loss and bereavement, and therapy for individuals contemplating career changes or seeking a greater degree of professional satisfaction in their work lives. Dr. Magera prescribes medication when symptoms are of sufficient duration and severity to significantly affect a person’s overall functioning, however only after comprehensive assessment and exploration of all relevant treatment options. Areas of special interest include men's health, treatment of bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, OCD, specific phobias and mood disorders.

Conditions that Dr. Magera treats include but are not limited to the following:

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Mood Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder

Men's Health Issues:

  • Career Development
  • Transition to Fatherhood
  • Enhancement of Marital or relationship fullfillment
  • Overall Physical and Emotional Wellbeing
  • Prevention and Management of Physical and Emotional Stress

If you would like to contact Dr. Magera, you can call him directly at 201-222-8849 or call the main office at 201-222-8808.

 

Board Certified

in General Adult Psychiatry

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