Nina E Cerfolio

Nina E Cerfolio, MD


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About Me

Nina E. Cerfolio MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is an award-winning / internationally recognized board certified psychiatrist and psychoanalyst practicing in New York City.  In practice for 30+ years, Dr Nina Cerfolio’s success rests in her unique approach, which integrates traditional psychiatric training with her decades of spiritual training. She is a champion of fitness for greater mental health and an active writer and speaker advocating mindful psychiatry to help others transcend emotional suffering and adversity to find healing, happiness and fulfillment.

She has been featured on national TV and numerous international and national news outlets including, National Geographic Adventure for winning the Half Marathon on the Great Wall of China, the Daily News for her humanitarian work during the Chechen genocide, and the Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan’s national daily newspaper) for her work as a first responder at Ground Zero. She has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented her original work on the psychological influences of spirituality and trauma in national and international venues. Dr Nina Cerfolio is honored to be named one of Castle Connolly Top Doctors, NY Times 2018 & 2019 Top National Physician, Leading Physicians of the World, America’s Top Psychiatrist, Top Psychiatrists in New York, Patient's Choice Awards & America’s Most Compassionate Doctors.

Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn