Dr. Diego L. Coira

Dr. Diego Coira is Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine and Director of The Debra Simon Center for Integrated Behavioral Health and Wellness at Hackensack University Medical Center. He is board certified in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. Dr. Coira was named to the 2014 list of Best New York Doctors by New York Magazine as well as being selected by Castle Conelly's list of 2014 top doctors in psychiatry. He is also the recipient of the 2002 Harvey J. Shwed Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence from New Jersey Medical School and the Institute for Nursing 2009 APPLE Award acknowledging Physician Partners Liaison Excellence. Dr. Coira and his team successfully integrated the acute care inpatient psychiatric unit into a medical psychiatric unit over eight years ago. This year he expanded the concept of integrative services to the outpatient Behavioral Health Division in a newly designed Wellness Center. http://www.hackensackumcfitnessnyg.com/