Phillip Seibell, M.D.
Dr. Seibell is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Weill-Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Westchester Division. He is the unit chief of the Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs at the Westchester Division. He specializes in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders such as body dysmorphic disorder. He runs a clinical outpatient service in the general outpatient department at the Westchester Division that provides specialized treatment for OCD and related conditions utilizing state-of-the-art, evidenced based medication management and cognitive-behavioral therapy (exposure and response prevention, or ERP).
Dr. Seibell graduated Suma Cum Laude with three undergraduate degrees from Monmouth University in NJ. He received his M.D. from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed his residency at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he received specialized training in the treatment of OCD and OC-Spectrum Disorders from Eric Hollander, MD and members of his research team. He has been involved in several clinical trials and is first author of a treatment manual on OCD which is published through the British Medical Group, and has published work on serotonin-receptor subtypes and repetitive behavioral patterns. He has been with Weill-Cornell Medical College since January 2009.
Presentations and Abstracts
Seibell, P.J., Hughes, M., & Doronn, S. (2010). Relationships, Intimacy, and OCD. Presented at the annual meeting of the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation.
Seibell, P.J. (2009). Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Muscle Dysmorphia. Presented at the annual meeting of the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation.
Seibell, P.J. (2008). Closing the Treatment Gap: Improving the Identification and Management of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Presented at Pri Med CME conference for primary care physicians.
Seibell, P.J. (2008). Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Muscle Dysmorphia. Presented at symposium at the 2008 American Psychiatric Association Conference entitled "Organizing The Evidence: Obsessive-Compulsive Related Disorders: New Evidence Towards DSM-V."
Seibell, P.J., Demarest, J., & Rhoads, D.E. (2007). 5-HT1A Receptor. Activity Disrupts Spontaneous Alternation Behavior in Rats. Presented at the APA's Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators.
Seibell, P.J., & Rhoads, D.E. (2000). Spontaneous Alternation Behavior as an Animal Model of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder. Presented at the 2000 annual meeting of the Eastern Colleges Science Conference, Staten Island, NY. Award received: Outstanding presentation in psychology.
Seibell, P.J., Demarest, J., & Rhoads, D.E. (2000). Serotonin 1A Receptor Activity Disrupts Spontaneous Alternation Behavior in Rats: Implications for Obsessive-compulsive disorder. Presented at the 2000 annual meeting of the New Jersey Academy of Science, Lakewood, NJ. Award received: Outstanding presentation in molecular biology.
Seibell, P.J., Pallanti, S., Hughes, M.E., Bernardi, S. & Hollander, E. (2011). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. BMJ Point of Care, Third Edition.
Seibell, P.J., Pallanti, S., Hughes, M.E., Bernardi, S. & Hollander, E. (2010). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. BMJ Point of Care, Second Edition. Kim J, & Seibell, P.J. Social Phobia and Schizophrenia: A Brief Review. In: Columbus, F, ed. Social Phobia: Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, 2009.
Pallanti, S., Seibell, P.J., Bernardi, S., Braun, A., & Hollander, E. (2008). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. BMJ Point of Care, First Edition.
Seibell, P.J., Pallanti, S., & Hollander, E. (08/2008). Update on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Psychiatric Times, Supplement.
Seibell, P.J., Demarest, J., & Rhoads, D.E. (2003). 5-HT1A receptor activity disrupts spontaneous alternation behavior in rats. Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Behavior, 74, 559-564.
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Cognitive-Behavior Therapy
- Body Dysmorphic Disorder
- Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy
Contact and Practices
- M.D., Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2004