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Professional Statement

  • Susan Abbott MD is Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and in New York City, New York. An expert in psychopharmacology with special expertise in pediatric psychopharmacology, Dr. Abbott treats all childhood and adult psychiatric disorders with over two decades of experience. In private practice since 1991, Dr. Abbott was also the founding medical director of the Adolescent Psychiatry Unit at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson, New York from 1993 to 2008 and Unit Chief of the Chid and Adolescent Inpatient units at Mount Sinai Medical Center from 2009-2011.
  • Dr. Abbott's private practice on the Upper East Side of Manhattan provides initial diagnostic psychiatric evaluations and treatment from preschool age and above. She has extensive experience in treating Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) including ADHD in populations where it may be under-recognized such as in girls, in gifted and talented youth and when co-occurring with other psychiatric disorders or symptoms.
  • Her expertise includes safe, effective and conservative antidepressant medication treatment in moderate to severe depression and suicidality. In addition, Dr. Abbott also provides second opinion consultations for evaluation of medication management.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - State University of New York, Buffalo
  • University of Pittsburgh, Internship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • University of Pittsburgh, Residency in General and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • State University of New York, Stony Brook, Fellowship in Pediatric Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (Psychiatry and Neurology)

Language Spoken

  • English