Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry

Dr. Lisa S. Weinstock reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Weinstock specializes in psychopharmacology and perinatal psychiatry at her private practice in Mount Kisco, New York. She is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, in which she has served as chairperson of the gender committee.

Before going into private practice, Dr. Weinstock was coordinator of the Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Service Outpatient Department of New York Hospital, Westchester Division of Weill Cornell's Department of Psychiatry. From 1993 to 1996 she was a consultant in psychopharmacology at the Center for Mental Health and Retardation in Woburn, Massachusetts. She is an accomplished speaker who has made numerous presentations at national and international conferences.

In 1995 Dr. Weinstock received the New Investigator Award at the New Clinical Drug Evaluation Meeting sponsored by the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH). She also received the Emily Hartshorne Mudd Award from the University of Pennsylvania for the medical student who had contributed substantially in the field of family health.

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Adult Psychiatry, 1997

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Bipolar Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Social Anxiety Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder


MD: University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1991
Internship and Residency: Adult Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, 1991–1995
Senior Resident: Psychosis Program, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, 1994–1995
Chief Resident: Perinatal Psychiatry Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1994–1995
Fellowship: Clinical/Research in Perinatal Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1995–1996

Academic Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, 2001–present
Instructor: Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, 1996–1999
Clinical Fellow: Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1991–1996

Hospital Affiliations

None currently

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Selected Publications

  1. Weinstock LS, Moline M (1999). Premenstrual dysphoric disorder. In RE Rakel, ed., Conn's Current Therapy, pp. 1082–1084. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.
  2. Zarate CA, Weinstock L, Cukor P, Morabito C, Leahy L, Burns C, and Baer L (1997). Applicability of telemedicine for assessing patients with schizophrenia: Acceptance and reliability. Journal of Psychiatry, 58(1): 22–25.

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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