Sharon Batista
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Sharon Batista, MD

Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine

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About Me

Dr. Sharon Batista, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist in private practice. Dr. Batista completed her medical education and psychiatric training at the Icahn School of Medicine’s Mount Sinai Hospital and fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at New York University. She is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai Hospital and is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Fellow of the American Medical Women’s Association, and Fellow of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.  Dr. Batista has published in the field of HIV Psychiatry, as author of chapters within the Comprehensive Textbook of AIDS Psychiatry, published in 2008, and co-author of Handbook of AIDS Psychiatry, published in 2010.  Dr.Batista serves as a psychiatric advisor for NOCD and has completed BTTI training through the International OCD Foundation. 

Dr. Batista is a specialist in women’s mental health, anxiety disorders and OCD, multicultural psychiatry, and telemedicine.  Dr.Batista enjoys working with patients suffering from anxiety and depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and OC-Related disorders, hoarding, perfectionism, body-focused repetitive behaviors.  She is trained in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), psychodynamic psychotherapy, and exposure response prevention (ERP) treatment.  Dr. Batista also provides treatment and support to caregivers, family members, persons who are working through career stress, or who are undergoing professional growth and transitions. Dr. Batista provides consultations to persons who wish to clarify their diagnosis and/or medication management options. Dr. Batista specializes in mental health care for women and people of color.  She is race, ethnicity, sexuality and gender-affirming/positive. Dr. Batista provides care across the lifespan including serving as a perinatal mental health consultant to patients seeking psychiatric consultation for pre-pregnancy planning, during pregnancy, postpartum as well as in menopause. She embraces an approach including self-help, education, cognitive-behavioraltechniques, and empowerment.

Telehealth treatment is available in: NY, NJ, CA, CT, FL, IL, KS, OH, PA, TX, and VA.

If you'd like to read a recent interview by Dr.Batista please click the following link: Women's Mental Health

Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital