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Dr. Sonali Sharma, MD, MSc

Psychiatrist

Professional statement

Dr. Sonali Sharma is a Cornell-trained Clinical Adult Psychiatrist in private practice for over 10 years who is committed to providing compassionate solutions to complex mental health issues. Treatment is highly customized based on individual needs. Dr. Sharma provides consultations, crisis management, psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, treatment for mood and anxiety disorders, couples therapy and assistance with stress management and general wellness issues. Dr. Sharma sees patients from all walks of life in her practice - from all cultures, backgrounds and professions. From the student to humanitarian worker to pop culture icon or C-suite level executive, Dr. Sharma is approachable, pragmatic and versatile in getting you where you need to be. Dr. Sharma has a special interest in supporting humanitarian staff and journalists as they are exposed to trauma and challenging work environments, and a particular interest in supporting women transitioning into pregnancy and family life. In addition to private practice, Dr. Sharma has worked in Emergency Psychiatry at Columbia University, as a Clinical Psychiatrist for the homeless population, in Global Mental Health integrating mental health into primary care, as a World Health Organization consultant, in primary care treating depression and anxiety, and has held multiple leadership positions in Public Psychiatry throughout New York City. She completed her training in Psychiatry at UCSF (internship) and Payne Whitney Clinic (residency) at Weill Cornell / NYPH. She holds a Medical Degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University. Her interests include Clinical Psychiatry, Global Mental Health & Public Psychiatry and is committed to Mental Health Advocacy and Decreasing Stigma.

Specialties

  • Psychiatrist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychiatry (Psychiatry and Neurology)

Education and training

  • Medical School - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco, Internship in Psychiatry
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital / Weill Cornell Medical Center, Payne Whitney Clinic, Residency in General Adult Psychiatry
  • London School of Economics, Master's in Social Policy and Planning
  • University of North Carolina (Bachelor's)

Professional memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association

Awards and publications

  • Faculty Council Resident Teaching Award, Payne Whitney Clinic
  • Samuel W. Perry III, M.D. Award, Research Honorarium, Payne Whitney Clinic
  • Piachaud, J. Sharma, S. (2008). The crucible of Iraq – causes and consequences. Medicine, Conflict and Survival. 24(2): 115-129

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1366601940

Office locations

Psychiatry with Sonali Sharma MD MSc

111 N 7th St

Brooklyn, NY 11249

Psychiatry with Sonali Sharma MD MSc

5 W 19th St, 9th Fl

New York, NY 10011

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Dr. Sharma was very easy to talk to, provided actionable feedback, and felt like a true partner in working through my concerns. I found myself very much looking forward to my next visit.
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Very professional and warm manner.
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She is simply the best. Caring, sweet, yet VERY smart.
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