Neala Rafizadeh, MD

Psychiatrist and certified yoga teacher

Dr. Neala Rafizadeh, MD, is a board-certified New York City psychiatrist with a collaborative and holistic treatment approach that focuses on wellness and personal growth as well as healing from illness and trauma. Neala is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center and teaches and supervises at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Her training includes a bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, and a psychiatry residency at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center where she was chief resident. Neala is also a certified yoga teacher, incorporating meditation and breathing techniques into treatment.