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Olga B Leibu, MD Email Olga Leibu

Psychiatry
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    • Position
    • ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
    • Specialties
    • Psychiatry
    • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Languages
    • English
    • Russian
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Olga Leibu's medical education started at The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at SUNY Buffalo, where she earned her MD. She then completed an Internship in Family Medicine at Overlook Medical Center, followed by her Residency in General Adult Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai Health System, Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Leibu went on to complete her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training at the New York Presbyterian Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell Universities, while also completing training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. 

Dr. Leibu is a Diplomate of the Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Child and Adolescent and Adult Divisions. She is a recipient of multiple leadership and research awards, including the American Psychiatric Association Resident Research Award, the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Research Award, the New York Council on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Travel Grant, and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Legislative Grant.
 
Dr. Leibu also sits on the board of The New York Council on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry contributing to the Communications Psychiatry committee as Co-Chair. In the past, she also contributed to the Member- In-Training and International committees. Dr. Leibu's advocacy for physician well-being through leadership roles with Graduate Medical Education committees during Residency and Fellowship, and by working as staff psychiatrist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Student and Trainee Mental Health Service have translated to her clinical work with patient advocacy and emphasis on patient well-being.

Currently, Dr. Leibu is in private practice where she provides clinical care to patients along with maintaining an Assistant Clinical Professorship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai where she remains in a teaching role. Dr. Leibu is a trained adult, child/adolescent psychiatrist, psychopharmacologist, and psychodynamic therapist and sees patients throughout the lifespan.

Dr. Leibu’s areas of interest include and are not limited to college, graduate student, and workplace mental health and wellbeing, psychiatry and the performing arts, and cultural psychiatry. Dr. Leibu’s specialties include ADHD, Anxiety, OCD, Eating Disorders, High Functioning Autism and Depression among other areas. Dr. Leibu is bilingual in Russian and English and happy to work with patients in both languages.  

Dr. Leibu welcomes collaboration with psychotherapists and other providers to ensure comprehensive and most optimal patient care.

 

Certifications

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
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders

Education

MD, State University of New York at Buffalo

Internship, Family Medicine
Overlook Hospital

Residency, Clinical Psychiatry
Beth Israel Medical Center

Fellowship, Pediatric Psychiatry
New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell Medical Center

Languages

English, Russian