Alan Manevitz, M.D. is a Psychiatrist in New York City, where he maintains a private practice. Dr. Manevitz is a clinical associate professor at Payne Whitney-Weill Cornell Medical Center, an attending psychiatrist at New York Presbyterian and Lenox Hill Hospitals, and teaches at the Weill-Cornell Medical School.

Dr. Manevitz is recognized for his clinical skills and excellence in Marital, Family and Sex Therapy, complex issues involving medication (Advanced Psychopharmacology), and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD). He is also nationally and internationally recognized for his clinical skills in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He has lectured on the clinical treatment of Fibromyalgia and Pain at the grand rounds and national meetings.

Dr. Manevitz has developed a reputation for consultation of difficult to diagnose patients and review of treatment resistant patients where he utilizes his knowledge of classic treatments and his experience as an early adapter to new medication and medical devices to quarterback innovative biopsychosocial integrated clinical strategies of treatment.

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Interview with WCBS-TV New York: New Study Links Antidepressants and Autism

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