Stuart Seidman, MD
Private voicemail: (646) 389-3683 | Emergency: (917) 573-9600
Undergraduate Degree: Emory University, 1981-1985
Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine, 1985-1989
Internship: Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1989-1990
Residency: Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1993-1996
NIMH Research Fellowship: Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1996-1999
Board Certification: American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry
Private Practice: 1996-Present
Edward Nunes, MD
Private voicemail: (646) 389-3683 | Emergency: (917) 415-3712
Dr. Edward Nunes, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, is an expert in psychiatric disorders. Following study at Dartmouth College (A.B. in Psychology and Chemistry) and University of Connecticut School of Medicine (M.D.), he completed his residency and a research fellowship in clinical psychopharmacology at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. He has authored over 100 book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals and currently serves as principal investigator and mentor/consultant on multiple NIH-funded studies that examine a variety of treatments (i.e., medication, behavioral, and psychotherapeutic approaches) for substance dependence and related psychiatric disorders. His ongoing studies examine treatment of cocaine dependence, heroin and other opioid dependence, and substance dependence co-occurring with psychiatric disorders, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. He is a Principal Investigator of the Greater New York Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) clinical Trials Network as well as other NIDA funded studies on behavioral and medication treatments for substance dependence and related psychiatric disorders. Types of treatment under study include medication treatments (naltrexone, buprenorphine, mirtazapine) as well as behavioral and psychotherapeutic approaches and computer-delivered treatments. Dr. Nunes also studies the challenges involved in implementing evidence-based treatments for substance use disorders in real-world community-based treatments settings. Dr. Nunes also serves on the American Board of Addiction Medicine, Co-Chair of the Columbia/ New York State Psychiatric Institute’s Institutional Review Board, and has been appointed to the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse.
Gregory Pelton, MD
Private voicemail: (646) 774-8669 | Emergency: (201) 521-9959
Marissa Miyazaki, MD
Phone: (616)-MIYAKO9 (649-2569)
New Patients: https://www.zocdoc.com/doctor/marissa-miyazaki-md-166303
Existing Patients: https://www.onpatient.com/
Dr. Marissa Miyazaki is a psychiatrist on staff at Columbia University Medical Center Student Health Services and Fordham University Student Health Services in Lincoln Center, where she treats medical/graduate/law students and young professionals. After graduating from Columbia University with honors in Neuroscience and East Asian Studies, she spent a number of years conducting research on learning and memory in the laboratory of Nobel Prize-winning laureate Eric Kandel, as well as in the Depression Evaluation Service at the Columbia Presbyterian/New York State Psychiatric Institute. She has received advanced fellowship training in Mood and Anxiety Disorders with Dr. Eric Hollander at Montefiore/Einstein Medical Center. She has published a number of articles on the phenomenology of depression and its different subtypes across the lifespan, and has presented internationally in Switzerland and Rome on the intersection of psychoanalysis and mindfulness. Dr. Miyazaki has a special interest in unconscious motivations for behavior and is currently an analyst in training at the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (http://www.nypsi.org/), the oldest psychoanalytic society in the United States. She treats a range of psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety and ADHD. She has a special interest in anxiety and mood disorders and the challenges that arise in trying to negotiate the often conflicting demands of love and work. Integrating psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and guidance on lifestyle modifications, Dr. Miyazaki believes in treating the patient as a whole. She treats people going through difficult life circumstances including relationship difficulties, academic problems, family problems, anxiety, trauma and job stress.
Gaurav Patel, MD, PhD
Emergency: (212) 543-6083
Gaurav Patel, MD/PhD is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University and a Research Scientist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. His research interest is in the neural systems underlying information processing and how they become dysfunctional in psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia. He uses a variety of neuroimaging techniques to characterize the level of functioning of these processing systems in individuals, and is investigating how to use this information to target neurostimulation treatments such as TMS and tDCS. Dr. Patel received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award in 2005 from the NIH, a Leon Levy Neuroscience Fellowship in 2009,and a fellowship from the American Psychiatric Foundation in 2013 to study schizophrenia. He is a member of the Society for Neuroscience and the American Psychiatric Association. In addition to his research activities, Dr. Patel supervises residents in the psychiatric emergency room at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center.