HomePhysiciansAnna Rita Miari, MD
Phone: (212) 746-9947
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Mon - 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tue - 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wed - 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thu - 8:00am - 6:00pm
Fri - 8:00am - 6:00pm

525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065


Anna Miari, MD is Associate of Clinical Psychiatry at the Weill Cornell Medical College, where she maintains a private practice in General Adult Psychiatry. Areas of expertise include anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, reproductive psychiatry, general life problems. Her practice offers consultations, pharmacological treatment, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. In the role of Associate Attending in the Weill Cornell Students’ Mental Health Service Dr. Miari has had years of experience treating a young adult population of post-graduate and medical students for a variety of problems. Dr. Anna Miari trained in neurology and completed a post-doctoral degree in neuro-psychopharmacology at Mario Negri Institute in Milan, Italy. Her published research includes studies on the pharmacology of serotonin and benzodiazepines, and on the role of glutamate receptors in neurodegenerative diseases. After completing training in psychiatry at the Weill Cornell Medical College Dr. Miari trained in Adult Psychoanalysis at The New York Psychoanalytic Institute, where she is an active faculty member, currently teaching the course on Developments on the concepts of the Self and Narcissism. Dr. Miari teaches general psychiatry to Weill Cornell Medical students and supervises psychiatry residents in training. She is a contributing member of the Women’s Mental Health Program, specializing in Reproductive Psychiatry. Dr. Miari is currently a member of the Department of Psychiatry Faculty Council. Advanced training in the areas of neuro-psychopharmacology and psychotherapy provide her practice with the range of experience necessary for expert assessment and treatment of psychiatric conditions requiring a combined treatment approach.


English, Italian

Anxiety disorders, Mood disorders, Personality disorders, Reproductive Psychiatry, Life problems



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Parma Unversity Medical School


New York Psychoanalytic Institute and Society, Adult Psychoanalyst 9/1998-3/2004

Medical School

University of Parma, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery 1986


Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center


Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center


Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy, Research Fellowship in Neuropsychopharmacology

Professional Achievements
Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic Titles

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine

Associate Attending at The New York Presbyterian Hospital

Professional Organizations

American Psychoanalytic Association

International Psychoanalytic association

Independent Doctors of new York

New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute


Veteran's Affairs grant for a research fellowship on post-traumatic stress disorder
European Economic Community-Regione Abruzzo two-year scholarship for a biomedical research project abroad
"Dino Alinovi"" prize for best graduating medical student in the class of 1986 from Parma University Medical School


1. A . Mazzucchi, E. Sinforiani, P. Zinelli, C. Agostinis, F. Granella, A. Miari, G.C. Manzoni, and M. Parma

Interhemispheric attentional functioning in classic migraine patients during paroxysmal and interparoxysmal phases. - Headache: 28, 488-493, 1988

2. S.G. Cella, T. Mennini, A. Miari, S. Cavanus, V. Arce, E.E. Muller

Down regulation of alpha 2-adrenoceptors involved in Growth Hormone control in the hypothalamus of infant rats receiving short term Clonidine administration. - Developmental Brain Research: 53, 151-156, 1990

3. M. Gobbi, S. Cavanus, A. Miari, T. Mennini

Effect of acute and chronic Buspirone administration on benzodiazepine and serotonin receptor subtypes in the rat brain: an autoradiographic study. - Neuropharmacology: 30, 313-321,1991

4. T. Mennini, A. Miari

Modulation of 3H-Glutamate receptor binding by serotonin in the rat hippocampus: an autoradiographic study. - Life Science: 49, 283-292, 1991

5. A. Miari, A. Reggiani, E. Ratti, T. Mennini

Temporal profile of glutamate receptor subtypes and mitochondrial benzodiazepine receptors in a model of transient ischemia in the gerbil. - Neuroscience Research Communications: 11, 27-36, 1992

6. R. Spreafico, T. Mennini, L. Danober, A. Cagnotto, M.C. Regondi, A. Miari, A. De Blasi, M. Vergnes, G. Avanzini

GABA-A receptor impairment in the genetic absence epilepsy rats from Strasbourg (GAERS): an immunocytochemical and receptor binding autoradiographic study. - Epilepsy Research: 15, 229-238, 1993

7. C. Bendotti, S. Baldessarini, M. Pende, G. Tarizzo, A. Miari, M.L. Presti, T. Mennini, and R. Samanin

Does GFAP mRNA and Mitochondrial Benzodiazepine Receptor Binding detect Serotoninergic Neuronal Degeneration in Rat? - Developmental Brain Research: 34, 389-394, 1994

8. T. Mennini, A. Miari, M.L. Presti, M. Rizzi, R. Samanin, A. Vezzani

Adaptive changes in the NMDA receptor complex in rat hippocampus after chronic treatment with CGP 39551 - European Journal of Pharmacology: 271, 93-101, 1994

9. The case of Tammy Dohada: When a Fellow Resident and Close Fellow Commits Suicide. In: Early Career Physician Mental Health and Wellness, A clinical Casebook. Springer Nature: 2019