Melissa Klein, Ph.D.
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Melissa Klein, Ph.D.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

Melissa Klein, PhD is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of eating disorders, obesity, women's issues, anxiety, and depression. She is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychologist at New York Presbyterian Westchester Division, where she has been working in the Eating Disorder Program since 1995.

Specialties and Expertise


  • General Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Psychiatry


  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Behavior Therapy
  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy
  • Depression
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Eating Disorder
  • Family Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Mood Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder


Dr. Melissa Klein has been working in the Eating Disorder Department at Weill Cornell Medicine since 1995. Due to Dr. Klein's involvement in several multi-site treatment studies for anorexia and bulimia, she has had exceptional training to do evidenced-based treatment by the leaders in the field Dr. Klein has been trained to do CBT for eating disorders and Family Based treatment for adolescents with eating disorders. She has helped to develop group treatment on the Eating Disorder Inpatient unit and consults with inpatient staff regarding patient care. Dr. Klein also has extensive treatment using CBT to treat anxiety, depression, OCD, and women's issues.

Westchester Office Hours: Available Upon Request

To schedule appointments:   Call (914) 997-5769  or  Email

In-person and virtual appointments available.

Dr. Klein is licensed in NY, CT, and NJ pending.



Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Assistant Attending Psychologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Hofstra University, 1996
  • M.A., Hofstra University, 1991


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

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External Relationships

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