Susan F Abbott

Susan F Abbott, MD

About Me

Susan Abbott MD is Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, New York.  An expert in pediatric psychopharmacology, Dr. Abbott treats all adult and childhood psychiatric disorders with over two decades of experience. She is board certified in both General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.   Dr. Abbott has been treating patients in private practice since 1991. She has the distinction of being 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 the Unit Chief of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry inpatient acute care units at Mount Sinai Medical Center from 2009 to 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 in adults and when co-occurring with other psychiatric disorders or symptoms.

Her expertise includes safe, effective and conservative antidepressant medication treatment for moderate to severe depression and suicidality. In addition, Dr. Abbott also provides second opinion consultations for evaluation of medication management.