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Child + Adolescent Psychiatry

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Amy B. Funkenstein, MD


Programs + Specialties
Research Interests Mental health parity
Training + Education University of Massachusetts Medical School; Cambridge Health Alliance; Rhode Island Hospital
Board Certifications Psychiatry
NPI # 1801038021
Gender Female
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts MC + Floating Hospital

Locations + Directions

Floating Hospital for Children
Pratt Building, 3rd Floor
800 Washington St.
Box 1007
Boston, MA  02111
Phone #: 617-636-1161
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Honors + Awards

2011, Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, Harvard Medical School

Publications + National Presentations

1. “Insurance Prior Authorization Approval Does Not Substantially Lengthen the Emergency Department Length of Stay for Patients with Psychiatric Conditions” Amy Funkenstein, MD, Monica Malowney, BA and J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD. Annals of Emergency Medicine. Volume 61. No. 5: May 2013. 596-597.

2. “Learning Through the Lens: Ethical Considerations in Videotaping Psychotherapy” Amy Funkenstein, MD, Katherine Kessler, DO, Cathy Schen, MD. September/October 2014. Vol 22. Issue 5. P 316-322.


Amy Funkenstein, MD thinks of herself as a family psychiatrist, offering whatever a family might need by way of treatment, involving the children, parents or whoever else might be important in a child’s life. She has a particular interest in OCD and in young adult college populations. Dr. Funkenstein loves what she does and is happy to be joining Tufts Medical Center. Her personal interests include crafting, knitting, travel and food tourism.

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry