Janna S. Gordon-Elliott, M.D.
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Janna S. Gordon-Elliott, M.D.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Psychiatry


  • Women's Health
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Sports and Recreational Activity

Personal Statement

Dr. Janna Gordon-Elliott, MD is an Attending Psychiatrist and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine. At NYP/WCM, Dr. Gordon-Elliott, a Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist, has been active in the care of medically-ill individuals with psychiatric and behavioral conditions, and in the education of trainees in psychiatry. Her current clinical work focuses on mental health and resilience in young adults, including college and graduate medical students. In her faculty practice, she specializes in psychotherapy and psychopharmacology, with interests in women's health, depression and anxiety, sports psychiatry, and mental health in the setting of medical illness. A competitive distance runner, herself, Dr. Gordon-Elliott has an expertise in the management of mental health issues and performance optimization in competitive athletes. Her scholarly activities concentrate on mind and body practices, exercise and eating in mental healthcare, and psychiatric issues in patients with chronic disease. 



Dr. Gordon-Elliott earned her medical degree at Weill Cornell Medical College in 2004. She completed her residency in Adult Psychiatry at the New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, serving as co-Chief Resident in 2009-10, and a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center. On faculty at Weill Cornell since 2011, Dr. Gordon-Elliott is a former Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Service, and Site Program Director for the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and NYP. She has provided psychiatric services for the NYP Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Program, the Liver Disease and Transplantation Program, and the primary care medicine program. She has published in areas of medical psychiatry, eating disorders, and psychiatric training and education. She is board certified in Adult Psychiatry and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Dr. Gordon-Elliott served as the founding faculty advisor to the Weill Cornell Medical Student Wellness Program. She holds leadership roles in local and national associations for Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. She participates as a reviewer for medical journals, and has been the recipient of research and teaching awards.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Faculty Teaching Award, Weill Cornell Psychiatry     2018 & 2012

Nancy C.A. Roeske, MD, Certificate of Excellence in Medical Student Education, American Psychiatric Association   2017

Senior List, Weill Cornell Medical College   2017, 2016, & 2015

Research in Medical Education Poster Award, Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry   2016

Excellence in Teaching Award, Weill Cornell Meical College 2014

American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education/Janssen Scholars Program 2009

Falcon Award for Service, New York-Presbyterian Hospital 2008


Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Psychosomatic Medicine

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., Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, 2004
  • B.A., Stanford University, 1997


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
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark

Locations and Appointments