Alexander Kolevzon, MD Email Alexander Kolevzon
- PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
- PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Physician Office 212-659-8752 212-659-8752
Dr. Alex Kolevzon is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He serves as the Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the Mount Sinai Health System and the Clinical Director of the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mount Sinai. His research interests pertain to understanding the neurobiology of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders, biomarker discovery, and developing novel therapeutics. Most recently, his group has focused on studying specific genetic forms of autism, including Phelan-McDermid syndrome, FOXP1 syndrome, and ADNP syndrome, in order to explore targets for pharmacological intervention. Dr. Kolevzon leads the Experimental Therapeutics Program at the Seaver Autism Center which conducts studies that range from small pilot trials to multi-centered pivotal FDA studies. He also leads a national rare disease clinical research network dedicated to clinical trial readiness and studying the natural history of Phelan-McDermid syndrome. He is a frequently invited speaker regionally, nationally, and internationally and is also extremely committed to medical student and residency education as an active teacher, mentor, and clinical supervisor.
Financial & Billing Information
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- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder And Attention Deficit Disorder
- Child Psychiatry Consultation
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Autism, Behavioral Health, Personalized Medicine, Pharmacology, Psychiatry
MD, Sackler School of Medicine
Residency, Clinical Psychiatry
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Fellowship, Child Psychiatry
Mount Sinai Hospital
Outstanding Mentor Award
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Teacher of the Year Award in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
AACAP Outstanding Mentor Award
Excellence in Teaching Award
AAP Junior Faculty Development Award
AACAP Pilot Research Award
Richard L. Scharf Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence
NIMH Outstanding Resident Award
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
Teacher of the Year Award
Dr. Kolevzon's research interests include the biological causes and effective treatment of autism and related pervasive developmental disorders. He is also committed to medical student and residency training and education and interested in developing innovative educational programs.
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Kolevzon during 2019 and/or 2020. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
- 5AM Ventures
- Gerson Lehrman Group
- Ovid Therapeutics
- Quinn Attorney at Law
- ViroMed Laboratories (Laboratory Corporation of America, LabCorp)
Equity (Stock or stock options valued at greater than 5% ownership of a publicly traded company or equity of any value in a privately held company)
- Therapy Lab
Scientific Advisory Board:
- Therapy Lab
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