Language: English
Gender: Female
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Weill Cornell Psychiatry Specialty Center
315 East 62nd Street , 5th Floor
New York, NY 10065
(646) 962-2820
Weill Cornell Psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division
21 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains, NY 10605

Personal Statement

Pam Esperanza, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at New York Presbyterian Westchester Division.  Dr. Esperanza is both a pediatrician and child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist specializing in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders.  Dr. Esperanza’s clinical interests are focused on pediatric and adult ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), depression, anxiety, and psychopharmacology.   She maintains a faculty practice where she treats children, teens and adults for psychotherapy as well as medication evaluation and management. Dr. Esperanza also serves as the Pediatrician of the Child Psychiatry Inpatient Service at the Westchester Division.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Child Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry


  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

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
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource


Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Psychosomatic Medicine

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Assistant Attending Psychiatrist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Education & Training

  • M.D., Rush Medical College, 2004
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1993


Dr. Pam Esperanza completed her residency in general pediatrics and has practiced pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. Dr. Esperanza advanced her training by completing a fellowship in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. 

Dr. Esperanza brings the unique perspective of a pediatrician with advanced training in psychiatry. She blends her knowledge of child development, pediatric illness and mental health to provide a comprehensive treatment plan for her patients.

Dr. Esperanza dedicates herself to working with adults and children of all ages.  Her goal is to create a warm, safe and secure environment for her patients. Dr. Esperanza believes in developing a partnership with her patients and families where treatment is individually tailored. She is available for diagnostic consultations, psychopharmacologic treatment and psychotherapy with children, teens, and adults.

To schedule an appointment, please call (646) 962-2820