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Seung-Kyoon                    Park

Seung-Kyoon Park MD

Department of Psychiatry

Professor of Psychiatry

Specialty/Research Focus

Psychiatry

 
Professional Summary:

NY state licensed, Board Certified, general psychiatrist, engaged in clinical psychiatry and psychiatric education(for students and residents). Interested in psychiatric diagnosis and treatment(both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy).

Education and Training:
  • Internship, St. Joseph's Hospital (1970)
  • Residency, State University of New York at Buffalo, E.J. Meyer Memorial Hospital (1970)
  • M.MSc, Seoul National University (1966)
  • Internship, Capital Army Hospital (1962)
  • MD, Seoul National University College of Medicine (1961)
  • BS, Seoul National University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (1957)
Employment:
  • Medical Director, Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic, Erie County Medical Center (2005-present)
  • Attending Physician, Psychiatry, Erie County Medical Center (2004-present)
  • Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1999-present)
  • Staff Psychiatrist, University Psychiatric Practice, Inc. (1996-present)
  • Attending Psychiatrist, Buffalo Psychiatric Center (2001–2004)
  • Director, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1996–2004)
  • Chief, Psychiatry, VAWNY Health Care System (1991–2004)
  • Coordinator, Psychiatry, VA WNY Healthcare System (1998–2001)
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1975–2000)
  • Director, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1984–1996)
  • Director of Consultation/ Liaison Service, Psychiatry, Erie County Medical Center (1979–1984)
  • Co-Director, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1976–1979)
  • Clinical Director, Psychiatry, Erie County Medical Center (1975–1979)
  • Director, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1975–1979)
  • Acting Director, Psychiatry, Erie County Medical Center (1978)
  • Chief, Mental Health Unit II, E.J. Meyer Memorial Hospital (1973–1975)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1971–1975)
  • Chief, Mental Health Unit V, Psychiatry, E.J. Meyer Memorial Hospital (1971–1973)
  • Research Scientist, E.J. Meyer Memorial Hospital (1970–1971)
  • Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1970–1971)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Department of Psychiatry Faculty Award (2009)
  • Department of Psychiatry Faculty Award (2005)
  • Murray Morphy Mentor of the Year (2004)
  • Distinguished Life Fellow (2003)
  • Murray Morphy Mentor of the Year (2002)
  • Achievement Award (1999)
  • Distinguished Service Award (1999)
  • Murray Morphy Mentor of the Year (1999)
  • Teacher of the Year (1998)
  • Mentor of the Year (1997)
  • Achievement and Service Award (1997)
  • Achievement and Dedicated Service Award (1996)
  • Achievement and Service Award (1993)
  • Achievement and Service Award (1992)
  • Mentor of the Year (1992)
  • Teaching Achievement Award (1990)
  • Fellow (1986)
  • Teaching Achievement Award (1985)
  • Achievement and Service Award (1983)


Journal Articles:

Presentations:
  • "Psychology of Suicide" SNUMC North America AA Convention, SNUMC (2011)
  • "Personality Disorders and DSM-V" University at Buffalo Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo (2009)
  • "IMG Issues, The Past, Present and Future" American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training Annual Meeting, American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (2007)
  • "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ( Recent Advances on Etiology and Treatment)" SNUCMAA Scientific Convention, SNUCMAA (2004)
  • "Current Status of Psychiatric Residency Programs in the U.S." APA/AKAP Scientific Meeting, APA/AKAP (2004)
  • "Postpartum Psychosis and Infanticide" SNUCMAA Scientific Convention, SNUCMAA (2003)
  • "Personalities of Our Own" SNUCMAA Scientific Convention, SNUCMAA (2002)
  • "Management of Depression and Suicide in the Community" APA/AKAP Community Workshop for Clergymen in Chicago, Northpark College, APA/AKAP (2000)
  • "Cultural Cross Currents" Korean Psychiatrists in America Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists 9th Scientific Symposium, Korean Psychiatrists in American Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists (1999)
  • "Cultural Issues Facing Korean Psychiatrists in America" PRCP 9th Scientific Symposium, PRCP (1999)
  • "Future Direction of Psychotherapy Training, Workshop Leader" PRCP 9th Scientific Symposium, PRCP (1999)
  • "Psychotherapies in the Time of Neurobiology ( Section on Psychiatric Education in the 21st Century)" Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists 9th Scientific Symposium, Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists (1999)
  • "Psychotherapy in the Time of Neurobiology" Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists 9th Scientific Symposium, Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists (1999)
  • "Suicide in the Elderly" SNUCMAA of North America 16th Annual Convention, SNUCMAA (1999)
  • "Suicide in the Elderly" SNUCMAA of North America 16th Annual Convention, SNUCMAA (1999)
  • "Well-Being in Depression and PTSD" 50th Annual Meeting of Institute on Psychiatric Services, America Psychiatric Association (1998)
  • "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder" APA/AKAP 9th Scientific Symposium, APA/AKAP (1998)
  • "Well-Being and Distress in Mood and Anxiety Disorders" 151st Annual Convention of American Psychiatric Association, American Psychiatric Association (1998)
  • "Hwa Byung as Cultural Bound Syndrome" APA/AKAP Annual Scientific Symposium, APA/APAK (1998)
  • "Post Traumatic Stress Disorders" APA/AKAP 7th Annual Scientific Symposium, APA/AKAP (1998)
  • "Management of Depression for Primary Care Physicians" SNUCMAA Annual Meeting, SNUCMAA (1996)
  • "Hwa Byung as Culture Bound Syndrome" APA/AKAP 7th Scientific Symposium, APA/AKAP (1996)
  • "DSM IV Differential Diagnosis, Workshop Leader" , State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (1995)
  • "Issues and Challenges on Middle Aged" SNUCMAA of North America 11th Annual Convention, SNUCMAA (1995)
  • "Neuroscience of Schizophrenia" SNUCMAA of North America 12th Annual Convention, SNUCMAA (1995)
  • "Neuroscience of Schizophrenia" SNUCMAA of North America 12th Annual Convention, SNUCMAA of North America (1995)
  • "Issues and Challenges on Middle Aged" SNUCMAA of North America 11TH Annual Convention, SNUCMAA (1994)
  • "Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression" Association of Buffalo Korean Physicians Annual Meeting, Association of Buffalo Korean Physicians (1986)
  • "Youth and Identity" Presented at Nichols School, Nichols School (1986)
  • "Use and Abuse of Psychotropic Drugs" SNUCMAA 2nd Annual Convention, SNUCMAA (1985)
  • "Use and Abuse of Psychotropic Drugs" SNUCMAA of North America 2nd Annual Convention, SNUCMAA of North America (1985)
  • "Liaison Consultation Psychiatry" Pacific Congress of Psychiatry 3rd Annual Convention, Pacific Congress of Psychiatry (1984)
  • "Liaison Consultation Psychiatry" Pacific Congress of Psychiatry 3rd Annual Convention, Pacific Congress of Psychiatry (1984)
  • "Brain Tumor Manifested as Hysteria" SUNY at Buffalo Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo (1980)
  • "Psychiatric Manifestations of Complex Partial Seizures" SUNY at Buffalo Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo (1978)
  • "Depressive Symptoms in Patients with Advanced Cancer" America Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting, American Psychosomatic Society (1974)
  • "Depressive Symptoms in Patients with Advanced Cancer" American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting, American Psychosomatic Society (1974)
  • "Comparative Symptoms in Patients Facing Death by Suicide or Fatal Diseases" Association of Suicidology 4th Annual Meeting (1971)
  • "Comparative Symptoms in Patients Facing Death by Suicide or Fatal Diseases" American Association of Suicidology 4th Annual Meeting, American Association of Suicidology (1971)
  • "The Physicians, the Pharmacists and Patients: Their Relations in Terminal Illnesses." 30th Annual Spring Clinic and Alumni Day, State University of New York at Buffalo, The Pharmacy Alumni Association (1970)
  • "The Physicians, The Pharmacists, the Patients: Their Relations in Terminal Illnesses" 30th Annual Spring Clinic and Alumni Day, State University of New York at Buffalo, The Pharmacy Alumni Association (1970)
  • "Home Treatment of Families Referred t Emergency Service (A Case of Folie a Trois)" Frontiers of Hospital Psychiatry, Roche Report (1969)
  • "As If Personality" SUNY at Buffalo Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo (1969)
  • "Hemophilia and Its Psychological Impact" Annual Meeting of the Hemophilia Center of Western New York, Hemophilia Center of Western New York (1969)
  • "Personality Changes Associated with Chronic Amphetamine Use" SUNY at Buffalo Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo (1969)
  • "A Case of Epilepsy with Coexisting hysterical Seizures." SUNY at Buffalo Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo (1968)
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Service Activities:
  • Psychiatry, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Department of Psychiatry Executive Committee; Member (2004)
  • Psychiatry, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Department of Psychiatry Continuing Medical Education; Co-Chair (2002)
  • School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Faculty Council; Member (1984–2008)
  • School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Admissions Committee; Member (1978–1979)
  • School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Curriculum Committee; Member (1975–1978)
  • Psychiatry, School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Department of Psychiatry Undergraduate Medical Education Committee; Member (1975–1978)
  • School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Faculty Council; Member (1975–1978)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; Part I written Examination (1999–2002)
  • APA/Association of Korean American Psychiatrists; Executive Committee; Member (1997–2004)
  • APA/Association of Korean American Psychiatrists; AKAP Newsletter; Editor-In-Chief (1997–2002)
  • APA/Association of Korean American Psychiatrists; Publication Committee; Committee Member (1997–2002)
  • Continuous Patient Care Committee; Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Member (1996)
  • American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training; Executive Committee; Member (1995–1996)
  • IMG Mentorship Program; Executive Committee; Member (1994–1996)
  • Task Force for Primary Care Initiative; SUNY at Buffalo; Member (1994–1995)
  • Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education , Site Visitor; Member (1994–present)
  • Association of Academic Psychiatry; Member (1989–1996)
  • Buffalo Psychiatric Center; Consultant (1988–1996)
  • APA/Western New York Psychiatric Society; Ethics Committee (1988–1989)
  • APA/Western New York Psychiatric Society; President (1986–1987)
  • American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training; Member (1984–1996)
  • Grand Rounds and Continuing Education Committee; State University of New York at Buffalo; Member (1984–present)
  • APA/Western New York Psychiatric Society; Treasurer (1983–1984)
  • APA/Western New York Psychiatric Society; Executive Committee; Member (1982–1993)
  • APA/Western New York Psychiatric Society; Chair (1982–1983)
  • Erie County Forensic Mental Health Service; Consultant (1980–1991)
  • Bry-Lin Hospital; Consultant (1978–1984)
  • De Graff Memorial Hospital; Consultant (1978–1984)
  • Mercy Hospital; Consultant (1978–1984)
  • Sheehan Memorial Hospital; Consultant (1978–1984)
  • America Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; Part II oral examination; Examiner (1978–present)
  • Gateway (Methodist Church Adolescent Residential Center); Consultant (1974–1996)
  • Armed Forces Examination and Entrance Station; Consultant (1972–1974)
  • Erie County Public Health Nurses Association; Consultant (1972–1974)
  • Library Committee; SUNY at Buffalo; Chairman (1971–1979)
  • Committee on Community Psychiatry; SUNY at Buffalo; Member (1971–1975)
  • Erie County Crisis and Suicide Prevention Center; Consultant (1971–1974)
  • Suicide Research Committee; SUNY at Buffalo; Member (1970–1975)
  • Buffalo Inner City Drug Treatment Center; Consultant (1970–1974)
  • Clarence Center School System; Consultant (1969–1974)
  • Western New York Hemophilia Center; Consultant (1969–1974)
  • America Association of Suicidology; Member (1969–1971)
  • American Association of Clinical Hypnosis; Member (1969–1971)

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Contact Information

Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider St.
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: (716) 898-4889
Fax: (716) 898-4447
Email: skpark@buffalo.edu

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