Burton V. ReiflerWake Forest School of Medicine

Burton V. Reifler


Clinical Interests

Psychiatry, Depression, Geriatric Psychiatry, Dementia

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4551
Department: 336-716-4551


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Education & Training

  • B.A., Emory University , 1965
  • M.D., Emory University School of Medicine , 1969
  • M.P.H., University of Washington , 1978
  • Internship, Grady Mem Hosp, 1970
  • Residency, Medicine, Grady Mem Hosp, 1971
  • Residency, Psychiatry, University of Washington, 1976

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry, Psychiatry & Neurology - Psychiatry


  • Am Assn Of Geriatric Psychiatr
  • Am Geriatrics Society
  • Am Psychiatric Assn
  • Forsyth-Davie-Stokes Medical S
  • Gerontological Society Of Amer
  • Int'l Assn Of Geropsychiatry
  • Int'L Psychogeriatric Assoc

NPI Number

  • 1285618256
Burton V. Reifler

Burton V. Reifler

Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4551 | Department: 336-716-4551


Recent Publications

Reifler BV, Bruce ML. Home-based mental health services for older adults: a review of ten model programs. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014;22(3):241-247.

Johnston D, Smith M, Beard-Byrd K, Albert A, Legault C, McCall WV, Singleton A, Brenes G, Hogan P, Reifler B. A new home-based mental health program for older adults: description of the first 100 cases. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010;18(12):1141-1145.

Harvey N, Johnston D, Reifler BV, Bruce M, Dworkin DC. Model programs providing mental health service in the home [abstract]. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010;18(3 Suppl 1):S39-S40.

Mittal D, Reifler BV, Lantz MS, Sewell DD. Maintenance of certification and the performance in practice component: sample tools for the care of patients with dementia [abstract]. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010;18(3 Suppl 1):S36-S37.

Reifler BV, Smith ML, Beard-Byrd KL, Albert AD, Legault C, McCall WV, Singleton AH, Brenes GA, Johnston DM. The Wake Forest Geriatric Outreach (GO) Program: the first 100 cases [abstract]. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2009;17(3 Suppl 1):A80.

Faulkner LR, Tivnan PW, Winstead DK, Reus VI, Andrade NN, Brooks BA, Colenda CC, Mrazek DA, Reifler BV, Schneidman B. The ABPN Maintenance of Certification Program for psychiatrists: past history, current status, and future directions. Acad Psychiatry. 2008;32(3):241-248.

Reifler BV. Oxford handbook of psychiatry, by David Semple, Roger Smyth, Jonathan Burns, Rajan Darjee, and Andrew McIntosh [book review]. J Clin Psychiatry. 2006;67(6):1001-1002.

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Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Clinical Interests

Psychiatry, Depression, Geriatric Psychiatry, Dementia
Burton V. Reifler

Burton V. Reifler

Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

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