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1160 Fifth Avenue, Suite 112,
New York, NY 10029

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Phone: (212) 713-5633
Fax: (212) 713-5633


Monday - Friday, by appointment;
Dr. Preter covers her own practice including weekends and holidays.
During absences a colleague with the same sub-specialty covers.

Foreign Languages: French

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Sabina E. Preter, MD, PhD

Focus of Practice: Child, Adolescent, Adult Psychiatry; Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology, Parent Guidance

Dr. Preter offers individualized assessments, consultations and treatment within the field of child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. Individual psychotherapy, parent guidance and psychopharmacology are offered, tailored to each individual’s needs. Dr. Preter assesses and treats disorders such as anxiety disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder, mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder), eating disorders, and attention-deficit disorder. Dr. Preter assesses developmental disorders, including autism and performs forensic consultations. Dr. Preter has a European educational background and has a particular expertise and interest in working with international families.

Dr. Preter teaches at New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell) and works on clinical research projects in the areas of juvenile onset bipolar disorder, velo-cardio-facial Syndrome and post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • Undergraduate: University of Munich, West Germany
  • Medical School: University of Munich, West Germany (1991); Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris, University of Paris; Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Internship: Internship in Internal Medicine, H0pital Saint Louis, Paris, France and Psychiatry, Maison Blanche, Paris, France (1993)
  • Residencies:

    Residency, Psychiatry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY (1993-1997)

  • Fellowships:

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Payne Whitney Clinic (1997-1999)

Clinical/Academic Titles:

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College

Professional Organizations:

New York Psychoanalytic Institute (NYPSI)
American Academy of Child and Adolescent
Psychiatry (AACAP)

American Psychoanalytic Association

Association for Child Psychoanalysis
Women's Mental Health Consortium (WMHC)

Special Achievements/Awards:

Chief Resident, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1996)
Fellow of the American Psychoanalytic Association (1996)
Fellow of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute (1995)
European Award of the "French Society for the History of the Hospitals' ("Prix european
Cofrahope of the Society franaise d'Histoire des Hopitaux", 1996)