Rami Kaminski, MD
Founder and Director
The Institute of Integrative Psychiatry
Dr. Rami Kaminski MD is a renowned psychiatrist with over 30 years of experience working with world leaders, top professionals and thousands of people from all walks of life.
With a deeply humanistic approach, a rare healing gift and a unique perspective on the human condition, Dr. Kaminski is a true pioneer in the psychiatric field. His work has been lauded by the numerous people whom he has helped and the many health professionals with whom he has collaborated.
Following years of serving in every facet of psychiatry – from academic and research work, through clinical, government, and public service – Dr. Kaminski is the founder and director of THE INSTITUTE FOR INTEGRATIVE PSYCHIARTY in New York City. TIIPS is a ground-breaking non-for-profit institute dedicated to optimizing available treatments in medicine and psychiatry.
Over the past 10 years, with the emergence of a major international crisis of drugs and alcohol addiction, Dr. Kaminski has increasingly dedicated a substantial part of his clinical work to devising and implementing an innovative method to healing those with serious addictions. He has successfully worked behind the scenes with many celebrities who are in the constant public eye, helping them to overcome their predicament.
In 2018, Dr. Kaminski founded THE F.A.M.E. INSTITUTE in response to the need for early detection of and intervention in the unique mental health problems of those who are catapulted into fame. Working with a great team of scientists and statisticians at the FAME Institute Dr. Kaminski has been developing a proprietary method called The FAME Scale, which allows for a scientifically controlled and measurable way to predict an individual’s ability to handle success and fame.
In the 1990’s, while working at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York he made several ground breaking discoveries in brain research– most notably the role of histamine in degenerative brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, Multiple Sclerosis and Schizophrenia. Dr. Kaminski was awarded 11 international patents in recognition of his scientific work. He has given numerous lectures and talks in public and academic forums in both the US and abroad. His topics of expertise range from Schizophrenia, Depression and Brain Degenerative Disorders to stress-management and the understanding of integrative approaches to psychiatric issues.
Throughout his career Dr. Kaminski has been a leader in advocacy groups for people with mental illness. In 1996 Dr. Kaminski was offered the position of Medical Director for Operations and Commissioner Liaison to families at the New York State Office of Mental Health. In this capacity, Dr. Kaminski served as a special advisor to the Commissioner of Mental Health in New York State. He advised the commissioner and legislature on wide-ranging topics involving mental health issues. He also created and promoted award-winning community programs including the famed “Second Chance” program: This program, the recipient of many awards, is now in effect not only in New York States and other States in the US but also internationally in places such as Argentina and Pakistan. Dr. Kaminski has been invited to give talks about his community programs all over the world and was awarded the Outstanding Treatment Initiative Award in 2002 in recognition of the program’s success. During the 9/11 attack on NYC, Dr. Kaminski, through his NYS government position, was one of the major organizers of the mental health response to the disaster.
A recipient of many awards, Dr. Kaminski was awarded the “Exemplary Psychiatrist Award” from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, the “Physician of the Year” award from the Mount Sinai Hospital in NY, and the “Charles E. Colt Excellence in Service” award. In recognition of his Excellence in Teaching as the Director of Medical Students Education in Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Kaminski was inducted into the Medical Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha.