CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSJoseph Richard Ciccone, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAdministrative: (585) 275-4988Office: (585) 275-4986Fax: (585) 244-4734A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentAccepting New PatientsLocations300 Crittenden BlvdRochester, NY 14642Faculty AppointmentsProfessor - Department of Psychiatry , Education (SMD) Patient Care SettingPsychiatryBiographyProfessional BackgroundJ. Richard Ciccone, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Founding Director of the Psychiatry and Law Program at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He was the American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2013 Isaac Ray Award recipient for outstanding contributions to forensic psychiatry. He has been described as a visionary leader who played an important role in creating the academic discipline of forensic psychiatry. He was President of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (1986-87), and founder of the organization's Forensic Psychiatry Course. He was chair of the APA's Commission on Judicial Action (1993-2000) and chair of the APA Commission on Public Policy, Litigation, and Advocacy (2000 – 2002). He has lectured and published nationally and internationally on forensic psychiatry and ethics, comparative forensic psychiatry and the history of forensic psychiatry. In 2002, in recognition of his work on behalf of forensic psychiatry and patient advocacy, he was awarded an APA Special Presidential Commendation.CredentialsEducation1968MD | University of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePost-doctoral Training & Residency09/01/1969 - 06/30/1972Residency in Psychiatry at University of Rochester Medical Center09/01/1968 - 06/30/1969Internship in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center-Weiler DivisionAwards2008Guttmacher Award2005Golden Apple AwardSponsor: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law2002APA Presidential CommendationSponsor: American Psychiatric Association2000Outstanding Educator AwardSponsor: Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law1997Red Apple AwardSponsor: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law1995 - PresentWho's Who in the World1992 - 2006The Best Doctors in AmericaSponsor: America's Best Doctors1992Pollack AwardSponsor: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law1991Residents' Recognition AwardSponsor: Residents in Psychiatry1990 - PresentWho's Who in America1989Sidney Rubin Memorial AwardSponsor: Residents in Psychiatry1988Tri-State AAPL Achievement AwardSponsor: Tri-State Chapter of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law1987Silver Apple AwardSponsor: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law1980FellowSponsor: American Psychiatric AssociationDirectory of Medical SpecialtiesVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles2013Ciccone JR. "Commentary: forensic education and the quest for truth." The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.. 2013 41(1):33-7. 2008T, Houchin; JR, Ciccone;. "Consent in incompetent patients". 2008; 36: 246-248.2008Y, Rolon; JR, Ciccone;. "Mental retardation and the death penalty". 2008; 36: 250-252.VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Joseph Richard Ciccone, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Joseph Richard Ciccone, M.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.