Jessica E. Daniels, M.D.

Jessica Daniels


Jessica Daniels, MD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Weill Cornell Medical College at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus. Dr. Daniels completed her Psychosomatic Medicine fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and has a special interest in the treatment of psychiatric disorders in people with medical illness. 



Dr. Daniels is skilled in the medication management of psychiatric illnesses including depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, anxiety, schizophrenia, delirium, and catatonia.  She also incorporates non-medication treatments such as light therapy, movement, meditation, and breathing techniques to create integrated treatments based on a person’s goals and interests.

Dr. Daniels holds a full-time clinical position at the Center for Special Studies of New York-Presbyterian Hospital, a multi-disciplinary program serving approximately 2000 individuals living with HIV/AIDS across the inpatient and outpatient settings.  Dr. Daniels is also involved in supervising and teaching medical students and residents.



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]
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource


Daniels, J. Catatonia: Clinical aspects and neurobiological correlates. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2009; 21(4): 371-80.

Kissane, DW and Daniels, J. Psychosocial interventions for cancer patients. Curr Opin Oncol. 2008; 20(4): 367-71.

Daniels, JE, Kissane D. Psychosocial interventions for cancer patients. Current Opinion in Oncology. In press.

Daniels JE, Wirth JB, Herrera DG, Simpson EB, Auchincloss EL, Occhiogrosso MB, Sobel W. Head banging on an inpatient unit: a vicious circle. Harvard Review of Psychiatry. 2007; 15(20): 70-9.

Zeitzer JM, Daniels JE, Duffy JF, Klerman EB, Shanahan TL, Dijk DJ, Czeisler CA. #147;Do Plasma Melatonin Concentrations Decline with Age? 148; American Journal of Medicine. 1999; 107: 432-436.