Language: English
Gender: Male
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Personal Statement

Dr. Babatunde Asemota is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at the New York Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Division. In addition to his academic and hospital clinical responsibilities, he maintains an active faculty practice in psychiatry and psychotherapy.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Adult Psychiatry


  • Psychotic Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Trichotillomania

Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource


Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Assistant Attending Psychiatrist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Education & Training

  • M.B.,B.S., University of Benin, Faculty of Medicine (Nigeria), 1988


Dr. Babaturnde Asemota completed his medical education at the University of Benin College of Medicine, Nigeria in 1988. He finished his residency training at the Montefiore Medical Center, the teaching hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1998. He has been on the faculty of Weill Cornell Medicine and an Attending Psychiatrist at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Westchester Division since 2007.

To schedule an appointment please call (914) 997-8674.

Specialties: General Adult Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Psychotherapy, Wellness