Iliyan Ivanov, MD
- PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
Specialties:Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Research Topics:Addiction, Imaging, Psychiatry
Dr. Ivanov is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine in New York and a Medical Director of CARES and FuTuReS programs at Mount Sinai St Luke’s Hospital. In his current position Dr. Ivanov utilizes his clinical expertise in the assessment and treatment of youths with ADHD, childhood trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, and adolescent and young adult with substance use disorders.
Dr. Ivanov is the author of over 60 peer-reviewed publications featured in the American Journal of Psychiatry, JAMA Psychiatry and the Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. He also has contributed over 10 chapters to different textbook on psychiatric and addictive disorders including the Kaplan and Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, and the Dulcan Textbook of Child Adolescent Psychiatry among others.
Dr. Ivanov is a member and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and has served as the past President and an active Board Member of the NY Council on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is also a member of the Adolescent Substance Abuse Committee at AACAP and of the Program Committee of the Society of Biological Psychiatry. He is the recipient of several honors and awards, including: the 2019 Hulse Award from the NY Council on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the 2016 Outstanding Mentor Award by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; the 2015 Distinguished Fellow Award of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; and the 2014 New York Council Outstanding Leadership Award, the NCDEU Young Investigators Award, the National Institute on Research and Education Young Investigators Colloquium Award, the Society of Biological Psychiatry Travel Fellowship Award, the American Academy of Child &Adolescent Psychiatry Eli Lilly Pilot Research Award, the Mount Sinai Marcel Hyman, M.D. Award for Research and has been selected in the Best Doctors and Top Doctors databases since 2011.
- Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder And Attention Deficit Disorder
- Child Psychiatry Consultation
- Drug Abuse And Drug Addiction
- Opioid Maintenance Therapy (Suboxone/Buprenorphine Treatment)
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Stress Management/Anxiety Disorders
Multi-Disciplinary Training AreasNeuroscience [NEU], Pharmacology and Therapeutics Discovery [PTD]
MD, Higher Medical Institute Varna
Residency, Clinical Psychiatry, Maimonides Medical Center
Residency, Clinical Psychiatry, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Child Psychiatry, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Using fMRI to identify biological markers of vulnerability for adolescent substance abuse; investigating the effect of stimulant treatment for children with ADHD as a risk factor for the development of addiction later in life; studying the impact of childhood trauma on biological systems.
Keywords - ADHD, adolescent substance abuse, HPA, cortisol, inhibitory control, reward system