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    • Positions
    • PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
    • PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
    • Specialties
    • Psychiatry
    • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn

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

Please direct any detailed billing or financial inquires to the Mount Sinai Psychiatry billing customer service number at 212-659-8752.


Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Focus

  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder And Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Autism
  • Child Psychiatry Consultation
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Psychotherapy

Research Topics

Autism, Behavioral Health, Personalized Medicine, Pharmacology, Psychiatry


MD, Sackler School of Medicine

Residency, Clinical Psychiatry
Icahn School of Medicine

Fellowship, Child Psychiatry
Icahn School of Medicine