I am Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. I am on faculty at New York State Psychiatric Institute at Columbia University Medical Center.
I received an Honors Degree in Experimental Psychology from Trinity College, University of Oxford, England. After I worked for four years in Investment Management, I chose to leave finance to pursue my calling in medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons from which I graduated with my M.D. degree and as a member of the honor society AOA.
I completed Internship and Residency training in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City where I was Chief Resident in Internal Medicine. I then practiced Internal Medicine at NY Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College. After practice at Cornell, I returned to Columbia to pursue additional Residency Training in Adult Psychiatry.
For seven years, I directed Psychosocial Services at the outpatient Cancer Center at NYU Langone Medical Center coordinating a multidisciplinary team dedicated to minimizing suffering and maximizing quality of life in patients with cancer. I have extensive experience working with patients adjusting to unexpected, serious, personal medical crises and have grown very comfortable collaborating with them, their families and medical team as appropriate.
It is a privilege to intimately partner with, and care for, patients and families experiencing some of the worst moments in their lives; it is also profoundly meaningful to be able to alleviate some of their suffering. I continue this important work to this day in my work with my private patients.