Language: English
Gender: Male
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Personal Statement

Jimmy N Avari, M.D., is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry at Payne Whitney Westchester of New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He currently works in the Evaluation Center and for the Consultation/ Liaison service of New York Presbyterian Hospital- Westchester Division.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry


  • Mood Disorder
  • Schizophrenia


Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry, Geriatric

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Assistant Attending Psychiatrist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Education & Training

  • M.D., Ross University School of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine (Dominica, WI), 2006
  • B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2001


He is board certified in General Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has an interest in treating geriatric mood disorders and looking at the interface between medical and psychiatric illness.

Dr. Avari received his medical degree from the Ross University School of Medicine and trained at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Division, Cornell University.

Dr. Avari also remains active in teaching medical students, psychiatry residents and geriatric psychiatry fellows. He is an active participant in both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry.

To schedule an appointment he can be reached at 914-997-5867 or