Alyson Gorun, M.D.
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Alyson Gorun, M.D.


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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

Alyson Gorun, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. In addition to her clinical and academic leadership roles, she has a General Adult Psychiatry out patient practice and specializes in Women’s Mental Health. She currently welcomes all patients for consultations, psychotherapy, diagnostic evaluations, and medication management.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy


  • Reproductive Psychiatry
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Grief
  • Trauma
  • Postpartum Disorders
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Psychological Aspects of Infertility
  • Menopause
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Supportive Psychotherapy


Dr. Gorun received her undergraduate and medical degrees from New York University. She completed residency training in psychiatry as chief resident at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine and a Reproductive Psychiatry Fellowship at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. She has published and presented nationally in a number of areas including women’s mental health, trauma, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and resident education. She teaches and supervises medical students and residents and is the Assistant Training Director of the General Psychiatry Residency Program at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine. She specializes in treating mental health issues in women across their lifespan through psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacologic interventions, including menstrual cycle disorders, preconception consultations, pregnancy and postpartum psychiatric disorders, pregnancy loss, infertility, and menopause. In addition, she works with patients with a broad range of life challenges and psychological diagnoses. She is currently a Candidate in Adult Psychoanalysis at the Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Research and Training and is the Aaron Stern, MD, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Psychodynamic Psychiatry. 


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Award, Perinatal Mental Health Conference, 2019

Editorial Board Fellowship, Journal of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, 2017-2019

John F. O’Connor Award, given by the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, for outstanding teaching of psychodynamic concepts to medical students, 2021


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

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., New York University School of Medicine, 2015
  • B.A., New York 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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