Janet C. Chen, M.D.
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Janet C. Chen, M.D.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English, Chinese (Mandarin)


Specialties and Expertise


  • Psychopharmacology
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy


  • Depression and Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Cultural/Transcultural Issues
  • Parent/Child Conflict
  • Parenting Issues
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Young Adults
  • Stress Management
  • Relationship Problems
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
  • School Problem

Personal Statement

Dr. Janet Chen is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She serves as the Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Ambulatory Services at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

She also dedicates her time towards developing a collaborative relationship between Weill Cornell Pediatrics and the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  In this role, she educates and trains pediatrics residents and child psychiatry fellows on the integrative care model and provides in person and phone consultation to pediatricians nationwide to help with management of behavioral health concerns. 

She has presented on collaborative care and minority mental health stigma at national child psychiatry conferences such as the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and a Columbia University panel.

In addition to her academic responsibilities, she maintains an active faculty practice treating children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of conditions. Dr. Chen utilizes an integrated approach that incorporates psychotherapy and/or psychopharmacology, as best suited for the patient. Dr. Chen is currently accepting new patients into her practice.  She is available for consultations, individual and family therapy, as well as medication evaluations and management. 


Dr. Chen was raised in Texas and graduated from Rice University with a B.A. in Computational and Applied Mathematics. She received her M.D. degree from UT Health Science Center in San Antonio. She trained in adult psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis, where she served as Chief Resident during her final year of residency. Following her residency, Dr. Chen completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital's combined program of Columbia and Cornell Universities. 

Dr. Chen was selected for the Cornell LAMP (Leaders in Academic Medicine Program) and completed the program in 2019.  She is a call leader for REACH (The Resource for Advancing Children’s Health Institute). She is board certified in both Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.




Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Child and 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., University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 2011
  • B.A., Rice University, 2006


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
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark

Locations and Appointments