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Matthew Oransky

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Psychiatry
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Specialty

Clinical Focus

Education

  • Internship, Clinical Psychology
    Yale Child Study Center

Biography

    Dr. Oransky earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University in New York.  He completed his Pre-Doctoral Clinical Psychology Internship at the Yale University Medical School’s Child Study Center.  Dr. Oransky also completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center’s Childhood Trauma Program, where he received specialized training in psychological interventions for children, adolescents and families exposed to potentially traumatic events. Prior to joining the Mount Sinai Hospital faculty, Dr. Oransky worked as a psychologist at the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, a non-profit child welfare organization in New York City.  Currently, as a part of the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, Dr. Oransky provides individual, family and group therapy as well as psychological testing for the adolescent population.  In addition, Dr. Oransky provides individual and family mental health services for adolescents enrolled in transgender health services at the Adolescent Health Center.  Dr. Oransky is a clinical supervisor in the APA Accredited Clinical Psychology Pre-Doctoral Internship Program and for the Psychology Externship Program. Dr. Oransky’s research interests have focused on factors that impact youths’ responses to trauma, the impact of gender role expectations on adolescent development and the ethical treatment of vulnerable research subjects.

Publications

Oransky M, Stover C, Hahn H. Caregiver and youth agreement regarding youth’s trauma histories: Implications for youths’ functioning after exposure to trauma. . Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 2013; 42: 1528-42.

Oransky M, Fisher C, Mahadevan M, Singer M. Barriers and opportunities for recruitment for non-intervention studies on HIV risk: Perspectives of street drug users.. Substance Use and Misuse 2009; 44: 1642-1659.

Oransky M, Marecek J. “I don’t want to be a girl”: Masculinity and emotions in boys’ friendships and peer groups. . Journal of Adolescent Research 2009; 24: 218-241.

Oransky M, Fisher C. The development and validation of the Meanings of Adolescent Masculinity Scale. Psychology of Men and Masculinity. . 2009; 10: 57-72.

Fisher C, Oransky M, Mahadevan M, Singer M, Mirhej G, Hodge D. Marginalized populations and drug addiction research: Realism, mistrust, and misconception.. IRB: Ethics and Human Research 2008; 30: 1-9.

Fisher C, Oransky M. Informed consent to psychotherapy: Protecting the dignity and respecting the autonomy of patients. . Journal of Clinical Psychology 2008; 64: 576-588.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Oransky did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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