Laura Sickles, M.D.
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Laura Sickles, M.D.


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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

Laura Sickles M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Sickles specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a range of psychiatric disorders and psychological issues in children, adolescents, and adults. With expertise in both psychopharmacology and psychotherapeutic techniques, Dr. Sickles takes a collaborative approach and provides individualized, compassionate, comprehensive, and evidence based treatment.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry


  • Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy
  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Parenting Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Young Adult Mental Health
  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders


Dr. Sickles graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Psychology. She went on to receive her M.D. from Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. She completed her residency training in adult psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine, and completed her fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s combined program of Columbia and Cornell Universities, where she served as one of the chief residents. She is available for diagnostic consultations, medication management, and psychotherapy with children, teenagers, adults, and their families.   



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

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., Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, 2015
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2008


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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