Abigail Benudis, M.D., M.P.H
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Abigail Benudis, M.D., M.P.H


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

I am an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist in the Emergency Department at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. I specialize in Adult Psychiatry and provide comprehensive mental health evaluations and consultations as both a psychotherapist and a psychopharmacologist. I take an integrative and holistic approach to mental health, focusing on an individual's needs, preferences, and circumstances, with the ultimate goal of optimizing my patient's overall well-being.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Psychotherapy


  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Women's Mental Health
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Medication Management
  • Supportive Psychotherapy
  • Depression
  • Panic Disorder
  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)


Dr. Benudis attended Tufts University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Community Health, graduated Magna Cum Laude, and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. She went on to earn her combined medical degree and masters in public health at Tufts University School of Medicine, where she was elected a scholar of the Massachusetts Medical Society for clinical excellence, leadership qualities, and meaningful service work. Dr. Benudis completed her Internship and Adult Psychiatry Residency training at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine and served as Chief Resident in her final year of residency. Dr. Benudis welcomes new patients into her practice for consultation, diagnostic evaluation, psychotherapy, and medication management.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Chief Resident, 2020-2021

Massachusetts Medical Society Scholar, 2017

Tufts Honos Civicus Inductee, 2017   

Williams Grant Recipient, 2014

Phi Beta Kappa, Tufts University, 2011

Magna Cum Laude, Tufts University, 2011

Tufts Fund for Civic Engagement, Grant Recipient, 2009

Empower Program for Social Entrepreneurship, Grant Recipient, 2009


Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Psychiatrist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., M.P.H., Tufts University School of Medicine, 2017
  • B.A., Tufts University, 2011


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported