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Lourival Baptista-Neto, MD

Board Certifications: 
Expertise in: 
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Not Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Clinical Expertise

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychosis
  • Psychotherapy
  • Social Anxiety Disorder

Education & Training

  • Univ De Santa Catarina, Faculty De Medicine
  • Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Boston

About Lourival Baptista-Neto

Dr. Baptista is a bilingual and board certified child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist. Dr. Baptista joined the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University in 2008 as Director of Clinical Services in Pediatric Psychiatry. Prior to joining the Columbia staff, Dr. Baptista directed the Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation Liason Service at Children's Hospital Boston-Harvard Medical School. Areas of interest and expertise includes the interface of medical and psychiatric ilness, Somatoform disorders, mood and anxiety disorders. In addition, since his arrival at Columbia University, Dr.Baptista has been very involved in the implementation and dissemination of evidence based treatments in community mental health clinics.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Vice Chair for Clinical Services, Department of Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital


  • Male

Insurance Accepted


  • NYP Employee Plan

CHP Student Health



  • Medicare Managed Care

United Health Care

  • Behavioral Health (Columbia University Employee Plan)

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Contact & Locations

51 West 51st Street
Suite 340
New York, New York 10019


Integration of evidence-based treatments into community outpatient clinics

Research Interests

  • Integration of evidence-based treatments into community outpatient clinic