Richard E. Kreipe, M.D.

Richard E. Kreipe, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 690
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-2964

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Patient Care Bio

Richard Kreipe, MD, FAAP, FSAM, FAED, the founding Director of the Child and Adolescent Eating Disorder Program, is a board-certified pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist, as well as a Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders. His professional focus for the last 30 years has been on pediatric eating disorders, having published numerous research studies, articles, book
chapters, position papers and reviews on the topic. Dr. Kreipe is a consultant to the American Psychiatric Association regarding diagnostic criteria for eating disorders in young people, and is a past-President of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. He is the founding Medical Director of the Western New York Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders, which forms a coordinated, integrated network of care across the full range of services
and settings required for the treatment of eating disorders. In addition, Dr. Kreipe devotes much time to in-person and web-based continuing education of professionals to encourage earlier recognition and treatment of eating disorders, as well as community-based prevention efforts.

Eating Disorders
Somatoform Disorders

Awards & Honors (National)

Academy for Eating Disorders Leadership Award | Academy for Eating Disorders 2014
Outstanding Achievement in Adolescent Medicine | Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine 2012
Society for Adolescent Medicine Visiting Professorship Award 2003
American Academy of Pediatrics Adele D. Hofmann Award 2003

Awards & Honors (Local)

Richard C. Palermo Quality Award | St. Joseph's Villa of Rochester | Rochester, NY 2009
Selected to The Best Doctors in America by Woodward/ White, Inc., Aiken, SC 1999
Certificate of Appreciation (Oliver Medzihradsky, MD) 1999
NBI Healthcare Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award 1998
Andrew W. Mellon Dean's Teaching Scholar Award 1994 - 1997
Pediatric Morning Report Teaching Award (Housestaff) for the following years: 1990, 1994, 1995 1990
Outstanding Pediatric Faculty Teaching Award (Medical Student) for the following years: 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 1986 - 2004
Pediatric Faculty Service Award, Department of Pediatrics 1986
Outstanding Pediatric Faculty Teaching Award (Housestaff) 1984

Current Appointments

Dr. Elizabeth R. McAnarney Professor in Pediatrics Funded by Roger & Carolyn Friedlander - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)
Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine (SMD) - Primary


Adolescent Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | Temple University School of Medicine1975
BA | Biology | LaSalle College1971

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong Memorial07/01/1979 - 06/30/1981
Residency in Pediatrics at St. Christopher s Hospital for Children07/01/1976 - 05/30/1979
Internship in Pediatrics at St. Christopher s Hospital for Children07/01/1975 - 06/30/1976