Faculty and Staff

Meet the dedicated faculty and staff of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship.

Leadership, Child Behavioral Health and Science Center (formerly the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)


Alexander Kolevzon, MD
Director, Child Behavioral Health and Science Center 
Clinical Director, Seaver Autism Center

Jennifer Liu, MD
Deputy Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Mount Sinai Health System

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Leadership

Dorothy Grice, MD
Director of Training, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Triple Board Program
Chief, Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders Program

Robert Jaffe, MD
Associate Director of Training, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Director of Psychiatry for Pediatrics Integrated Clinic and School-Based Clinic

Phintso Bhutia, MD, MPH
Associate Director of Training, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Director, Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation and Liaison Services, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s

Milana Mor, MD
Associate Director of Training, Triple Board Program
Director, Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation and Liaison Services, The Mount Sinai Hospital

Faculty and Staff

Joan Bell, LCSW
Clinical Coordinator, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic, The Mount Sinai Hospital

Sanaa Bhatty, MD
Medical Director, Outpatient Clinic, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Mount Sinai West

Paden Bhutia, MD, MPH
Director, Crisis Clinic

Joseph Buxbaum, PhD
Director, Seaver Autism Center
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Psychiatry

Anne Buchanan, DO
Attending Psychiatrist, The Family Center for Bipolar Disorder, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital

Clare Dacey, LCSW
Social Worker, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Program, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Mount Sinai West

Mone Dreier, PhD
Clinical Coordinator, Therapeutic Nursery, The Mount Sinai Hospital

Vilma Gabbay, MD
Chief, Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program

Michelle Gorenstein-Holtzman, PsyD
Director of Community Outreach, Seaver Autism Center

Jeffrey Halperin, PhD
Professorial Lecturer, Division of ADHD and Learning Disorders, Department of Psychiatry

Danielle Halpern, PsyD
Director of Psychology Training, Seaver Autism Center

Jacob Ham, PhD
Director, Center for Child Trauma and Resilience

Tom Hildebrandt, PsyD
Director, Eating and Weight Disorders Program

Iliyan Ivanov, MD
Assistant Professor, Attending, Inpatient Unit and The Comprehensive Adolescent Rehabilitation and Education Service (CARES)
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Mount Sinai West Hospitals

Brandon Johnson, MD
Attending, The Comprehensive Adolescent Rehabilitation and Education Service (CARES)
Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Mount Sinai West Hospitals

Wendie Klapper, PhD
Director, Parent-Infant Center, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Mount Sinai West

Maria Klara, PsyD
Supervising Psychologist, Outpatient Clinical Services, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital

Simone Lauderdale, MD
Attending, Consultation and Liaison Services, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

James Morrissey, LCSW
Assistant Clinical Director, Children’s Community Mental Health Services, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Mount Sinai West

Antonia New, MD
Residency Training Director and Vice-Chair for Education

Jeffrey Newcorn, MD
Director, Division of ADHD and Learning Disorders

Ami Norris-Brilliant, PhD
Clinical Director, Division of ADHD and Learning Disorders

Cate Passman, LCSW
Director, Children’s Community Mental Health Services, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Mount Sinai West

Reuben Portnoy, MD
Director, Consultation and Liaison Services, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital

Timothy Rice, MD 
Attending, Inpatient Unit Chief, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Mount Sinai West Hospitals 

Ariz Rojas, PhD
Director of Behavioral Therapies, Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders Program

Barbara Rothbart, LCSW
Director, Community Services for Children and Families, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Mount Sinai West

Kurt Schultz, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of ADHD and Learning Disorders, Department of Psychiatry

Bonnie Siegel Weisenberg, LCSW-R
Clinical Coordinator, Mount Sinai Child and Adolescent Family Services Clinic

Shilpa Taufique, PhD
Director, The Comprehensive Adolescent Rehabilitation and Education Service (CARES), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Mount Sinai West Hospitals

Manuela Zisu, MD
Chief, Outpatient Clinical Services, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital

Voluntary Faculty

Arnold Cohen, MD

Ellen Glass, MD

Edward Greenblatt, PhD

Leon Hoffman, MD

Jeffrey Kassinove, PhD

Helene Keable, MD

Adam Libow, MD

Philip Lister, MD

Christian Maetzener, MD

Pat Nachman, MD

DeAnsin Parker, MD

Mary Pressman, MD

Daniel Prezant, PhD

Jeffrey Sachs, MD

Larry Shaderowfsky, MD

Gabrielle Shapiro, MD

Susan Sherkow, MD

Mary Sickles, MD

Daniel Stewart, MD

Naemi Stilman, MD

Jephtha Tausig-Edwards, PhD

Anna VanderSchraaf, MD

Laura Whitman, MD

Anne Ziff, CSW