Evelyn Coggins

Evelyn M. Coggins

Evelyn M. Coggins MD

UBMD Psychiatry


Forensic Psychiatry; Psychiatry

Accepting new patients

Professional Summary:

I have performed as a teaching attending with SUNY at Buffalo Medical School, now Jacob's School of Medicine since 1996. I am board certified in psychiatry and forensic psychiatry. I am a key part of the faculty of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship in Buffalo. I have worked tirelessly with the SPMI population in Western New York for more than 20 years, working in outpatient, partial hospital and correctional settings. I was promoted to Chief Psychiatrist for the Erie County Department of Forensic Mental Health. I have published in accredited journals and have presented at national meetings.


Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry

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Insurance Accepted:

  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • Fidelis
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Independent Health Medisource
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry

Education and Training:

  • Residency, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (1996)
  • MD, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (1992)
  • BS, University at Buffalo, School of Health Related Professions (1984)

Awards and Honors:

  • Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Clinical Mission of the Department of Psychiatry (2015)
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year Award (2009)
  • Chairman's Award for Excellence in Residency Education (2004)
  • Recipient of Farney R. Wulitzer Award for Excellence in Psychiatry (1992)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician’s research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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