Seema Quraishi, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
Seema Quraishi, MD is the Chief of the Psychiatry Consultation Service and Director of the Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. She is also an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and is board certified in both General Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. In addition to clinical care of patients, she is involved in teaching Psychosomatic Medicine fellows, residents, and medical students. She currently serves as a board member of the Society for Liaison Psychiatry in New York and has a Faculty Practice at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. Prior to joining Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Dr. Quraishi was an attending psychiatrist at Tisch Hospital and an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at the NYU Langone School of Medicine, where she was awarded the Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship Teacher of the Year, 2013-2014. She has also worked as a psychiatric consultant to the Recanati Miller Transplant Institute and was an attending psychiatrist at The World Trade Center Mental Health Program, both at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Quraishi completed her fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center and her Psychiatry residency at Maimonides Medical Center. Before becoming a psychiatrist, she completed 2 years of Internal Medicine residency at The New York Hospital Queens. Her areas of interest include: clinical education, transplant, depression, anxiety, psychotherapy and psychopharmacology of the medically ill, and mindfulness. She is fluent in English and Urdu.
Psychiatry & Neurology
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
MD, St. George's University
Residency, Internal Medicine, New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens
Residency, Psychiatry, Maimonides Medical Center
Fellowship, Psychosomatic Med, Beth Israel Medical Center
Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship Teacher of the Year, 2013-2014
Strain JJ, Klipstein KG, Quraishi S, Et Al . CBT for Medically Unexplained Symptoms. In: Strain J, editor. Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine (2006). American Psychiatric Press, Inc;..;.