Faculty and Staff

 

The clinicians who practice in the Weill Cornell Psychiatry Specialty Center are all full-time faculty members of Weill Cornell Medical College. The center offers unique breadth and depth of clinical expertise with specialization in child, adolscent, adult, older adult, and women's issues. To access services in our center please call 646-962-2820. Links to the faculty profiles will take you to the website of Weill Cornell Medical College. (Note: Providers who see patients at our Lower Manhattan office are indicated.)

Dr. Justin MohattJustin Mohatt, MD
Clinical Director, Weill Cornell Psychiatry Specialty Center
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Expertise: Child and Adolscent Psychiatry, Anxiety and Tic Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Psychopharmacology, and Psychotherapy
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Staff

Yasmine AkbarYasmine Akbar
Practice Supervisor

 

 

Nalini Deonarine

Nalini Deonarine
Senior Patient Coordinator

 

 

Faculty and Providers

Shannon Bennett, PhD Shannon Bennett PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Expertise: Child and Adolescent Anxiety, Women's Mental Health, Tic Disorders, Bereavement,
Obesity, PTSD, Cognitive Behaviorial Therapy
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Katherine Bleiberg PhDKathryn Bleiberg, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Expertise: Depression, Anxiety, Bereavement, Psychotherapy
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Angela Chiu PhDAngela Chiu, PhD (sees patients at the 62nd Street office and at 156 William Street)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Expertise: Adult, Child and Adolescent, Depression, Anxiety, Panic Disorders, OCD,
Psychotherapy
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Jill Domanski LCSWJill Domanski, LCSW
Staff Associate in Psychiatry
Expertise: Adults, Children and Adolescents, Mood and Anxiety Disorders,
Individual, Family, and Group Psychotherapy
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Pamelynn Esperanza MDPamelynn Esperanza, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Expertise: ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression
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Avital Falk, PhD

Avital Falk, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Expertise: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder, Separation Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobia, Selective Mutism, Parent Education, Depression
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Marcos Fe-Bornstein MDMarcos Fe-Bornstein, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Expertise: Adult Psychiatry, Depression, Anxiety, Mood, Addiction, Psychopharmacology,
Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis
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Chaya Gopin PhDChaya Gopin, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Expertise: Neuropsychology, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder,
Learning Disabilities, Dementia
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Kimberly Grocher LCSWKimberly Grocher, LCSW
Staff Associate in Psychiatry
Expertise: General Adult; Mood and Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, Eating Disorders,
Individual, Couples, and Group Psychotherapy
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Michael Grody MDMichael Grody, MD
Instructor in Psychiatry
Expertise: Mood, Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Psychopharmacology,
Psychotherapy
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Robert Hirschfeld, M.D.

Robert M.A. Hirschfeld, MD
Assistant Attending Psychologist
Expertise: Bipolar Disorder, Depression
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Alison Hermann MDAlison Hermann, MD
Instructor in Psychiatry
Expertise: Mood, Anxiety, Women's Psychiatry, Grief, Bereavement, Psychopharmacology,
Psychotherapy
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Sean Kerrigan M.D.Sean P. Kerrigan, MD
Instructor in Clinical Psychiatry
Expertise: Medication Management, Family Psychotherapy, Binge Eating, Adult ADHD, Panic Disorder, Developmental Disorder, Substance Abuse, Individual Psychotherapy, Eating Disorders, Bulimia Nervosa, ADHD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Mood Disorder 
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Dimitris Kiosses, PhDDmitris Kiosses PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Expertise: Depression, Anxiety, Marital Therapy, Dementia, Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating 
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Annie Li, MDAnnie Li, MD (sees patients at the 156 William Street location)
Assistant Attending Psychiatrist
Expertise: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, General Psychiatry, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Adjustment Disorder, Cultural/Transcultural Issues, Family Therapy, Parenting Issues, Stress Management Disorder
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LohistraAkshay Lohitsa, MD
Assistant Attending Psychiatrist
Expertise: Addictive Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Couples Therapy, Mood Disorder, Personality Disorder,  
Relationship Problems, 
Work-Related Problems
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LohistraElena Mayville, PhD
Assistant Attending Psychiatrist
Expertise: Couples/Relationship Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Relationship
Problems, Specific Phobia, Social Phobia
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Donald Nathanson, LCSW
Staff Associate in Psychiatry
Expertise: Childhood Behavioral Issues, Depression and Bipolar Disorder, OCD and Anxiety Disorders, Transition to Adulthood
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Matthew Shear, MDMatthew Shear MD
Instructor in Psychiatry
Expertise: Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychaitry, Eating Disorders
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Khadijah Watkins MDKhadijah Watkins, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Expertise: Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Brendon Watson, MDBrendon Watson MD, PhD
Instructor in Psychiatry
Expertise: Adult Psychiatry, Depression, Anxiety, Psychopharmacology, Psychotherapy
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