Barbara Bartlik, M.D. is a recognized clinician, teacher, and author in integrative medicine, psychiatry, and sexual health. A graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Bartlik completed a psychiatry residency and research fellowship at New York University Medical Center and is board certified in integrative medicine, psychiatry, and sexual medicine. She takes a holistic approach to treatment, emphasizing lifestyle and nutritional strategies, seeking to responsibly minimize the use of pharmaceuticals while optimizing health and well-being. Dr. Bartlik uses sophisticated laboratory tests to seek out underlying sources of inflammation that lead to medical and emotional problems, and addresses them through diet, nutritional supplementation, and the elimination of toxins and other offending factors.
Dr. Bartlik has published numerous scientific articles and textbook chapters. She studied neurology with Dr. Oliver Sacks in medical school and was an associate in the practice of the late sex therapy pioneer, Helen Singer Kaplan. Dr. Bartlik is the first editor of Integrative Sexual Health (2018), the newest groundbreaking volume in the [Dr. Andrew] Weil Integrative Medicine Library, Oxford University Press (2018).
Dr. Bartlik’s private practice is on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and also via telemedicine. She has been treating women, men, and couples with emotional problems, sexual dysfunction, weight management concerns, and matters of general health and wellness for thirty years. Dr. Bartlik is on the voluntary faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. In her book, Prime Time, Jane Fonda said, “Dr. Barbara Bartlik, sex therapist and psychiatrist, helped me, in her juicy, forthright manner, with ideas for heightening sexuality as we age.”
Barbara Bartlik, M.D. is a psychiatrist in private practice in Manhattan and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College. She has studied complementary treatment for mental and sexual health extensively and is certified by the American Board of Integrative Medicine. Dr. Bartlik incorporates vitamin and mineral supplements, dietary changes, and improved lifestyle practices with conventional psychiatric treatments, to bring about more effective outcomes for sexual and psychiatric problems. She is the chairperson for the Committee on Complementary and Integrative Medicine at the New York County Psychiatric Society.
Dr. Bartlik graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1981, completed psychiatry residency at NYU Medical Center in 1985, and received in-depth training in sex therapy with noted authority Helen Singer Kaplan. Dr. Bartlik also is an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at New York Presbyterian Hospital and she is a former investigator on pharmaceutical studies for female sexual dysfunction. She is the author of numerous scientific publications and the Medical Advisor for the book “Extraordinary Togetherness: A Woman’s Guide to Love, Sex and Intimacy.” She also co-edited the book “Integrative Sexual Medicine,” a volume in the (Dr. Andrew) Weil’s Integrative Health Library. Her current practice focuses on the integrative treatment of men, women, and couples with sexual dysfunction, as well as problems of a more general psychiatric and medical nature.Training:
- Undergraduate: University of Hartford
- Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
NYU Medical Center