Heather Goodman, M.D.
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Heather Goodman, M.D.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

Dr. Heather Goodman is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist specializing in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of psychiatric disorders. Her clinical interests focus on parenting issues, mood & anxiety disorders, ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders. With a developmental lens, Dr. Goodman understands that psychiatric illness affects a patient's functioning and relationships and as such, she believes in a holistic approach that uses psychotherapy, medication management, or both.  Partnering with her patients and their families, Dr. Goodman uses the best evidence based treatments to provide compassionate care tailored to the individual's needs.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


  • Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Stress Management
  • Young Adults
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorder
  • Parent/Child Conflict
  • Psychiatric Aspects of Physical Illness
  • Young Adult Mental Health
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Depression


Dr. Heather Goodman is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Goodman graduated from Brown University with a degree in Comparative Literature. After beginning a career in book publishing, she realized that she wanted to become a physician. She went on to receive her M.D. at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed residency training in adult psychiatry at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine. Her interest in working with children, adolescents and their families led her to pursue a fellowship in child & adolescent psychiatry at the New York Presbyterian Hospital's combined program of Columbia and Cornell Universities. She is board certified in both Adult Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Goodman has been recognized for her dedication to patient-centered care. At the conclusion of her fellowship, she received the Edward J. Sachar award for clinical excellence in child psychiatry. During her residency, she received multiple Shining Star Service Awards directly from her patients. Dr. Goodman currently welcomes new patients. She is available for diagnostic consultations, medication management, and psychotherapy with young children, teenagers, adults and their families. 


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

2013 & 2014: Shining Star Service Award, New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medicine

2017: Edward J. Sachar Award for Clinical Excellence in Child Psychiatry


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)

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., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2012
  • B.A., Brown University, 2005


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