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Nitasha Shetty, 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

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Health
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychosis
  • Psychotherapy

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Buffalo School of Medicine
  • Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell and Columbia

About Nitasha Shetty

Nitasha Shetty, MD, is an Instructor in Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. She also serves as a staff psychiatrist in the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD)—Manhattan at Columbus Circle. Dr. Shetty specializes in the assessment and treatment of anxiety, mood disorders, and posttraumatic-stress disorder across the lifespan. Her clinical interests include providing evidence-based trauma-informed care to children and families, providing culturally sensitive treatment to individuals from varied backgrounds, and collaborating to provide mental health treatment of individuals coping with chronic medical conditions.

Dr. Shetty received her BA from Columbia University and her MD from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Her psychiatry residency training was completed at Yale University, where she subsequently worked as a clinical faculty member before completing her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia and Cornell Medical Centers). Dr. Shetty has received specialized training in a number of empirically supported treatments, including trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, cognitive-processing therapy for PTSD, alternatives for families CBT, CBT for anxiety and depression, psychodynamic psychotherapy, as well as training in the assessment of autism spectrum disorders.

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Psychiatrist at Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD)

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • New York Council for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital


  • Female

Contact & Locations

3 Columbus Circle
Suite 1425
New York, New York 10019