Nisha Mehta-Naik, M.D.
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Nisha Mehta-Naik, M.D.


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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

Dr. Nisha Mehta-Naik is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine. In addition to providing mental health services to medical and graduate students, as well as Rockefeller University employees, Dr. Mehta-Naik maintains an active faculty practice in general psychiatry. She uses an integrated and personalized approach that incorporates psychotherapy, medications, or both according to individual needs and preference. 

Specialties and Expertise


  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Geriatric Psychiatry


  • Grief
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Depression
  • Work Related Problems
  • Relationship Problems
  • Couples Therapy
  • Problems of Adjustment to Life-Cycle Transitions


Dr. Mehta-Naik received her undergraduate and medical degrees from Northwestern University. She completed internship and residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medicine, and served as the chief resident in her final year. She subsequently completed a fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Mehta-Naik has pursued academic interests in life transitions, particularly retirement decision-making. She has recently published a book chapter, and has presented at national conferences, regarding these topics.

Dr. Mehta-Naik’s professional interests include life transitions, geriatric psychiatry, cultural psychiatry, psychotherapy, and resident education. 



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., Northwestern University Medical School, 2013
  • B.A., Northwestern University, 2009


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 - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Medicare
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark

Locations and Appointments