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David Grodberg

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  • B.A., Wesleyan University


    Dr. Grodberg is an investigator on several clinical trials and neuroimaging studies.  He is the developer of the Autism Mental Status Exam, which is a brief diagnostic observational assessment for Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Dr. Grodberg also maintains a private practice as a psychopharmacologist and psychotherpist.  Dr. Grodberg is board certified in both Psychiatry and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry.

    Clinical Interests

    Autism spectrum disorders
    Learning Disorders
    Mood Disorders

    An assessment tool for the 'new' autism-Medscape

    Financial & Billing Information

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    KL2 Faculty Scholars Award
    Mount Sinai

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    T32 National Research Service Award


Grodberg D, Soorya L, Kolevzon A, Buxbaum JD. “Brief report: the autism mental status examination: development of a brief autism-focused exam.”. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 2012; 42(3): 455-459.

Grodberg D, Weinger PM, Halpern D, Parides M, Kolevzon A, Buxbaum JD. The autism mental status exam: sensitivity and specificity using DSM-5 criteria for autism spectrum disorder in verbally fluent adults. Journal of autism and developmental disorders 2014 Mar; 44(3).

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Grodberg did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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