Language: English
Gender: Male
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Weill Cornell Psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division
21 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains, NY 10605
Weill Cornell Psychiatry Specialty Center
21 Bloomingdale Road
White Plains, NY 10605
(914) 997-5941
(914) 997-4875

Personal Statement

Sean Kerrigan, MD, is an Instructor in Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Attending Psychiatrist for The Outlook, an inpatient eating disorders program at New York Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Division. He is Board-certified in General and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry with an interest in treating patients of all ages, from infancy to adulthood, through a developmental perspective. Dr. Kerrigan’s areas of clinical focus include eating disorders, anxiety disorders, pediatric/adult ADHD, mood disorders, and substance abuse. He currently provides diagnostic evaluations, psychotherapy, and treatment with medication in his faculty practice.

Specialties & Expertise


  • Psychopharmacology
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • General Psychiatry


  • Medication Management
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Eating Disorder
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating
  • ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Adult ADHD
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Mood Disorder
  • Substance Abuse

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

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Psychiatrist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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

Education & Training

  • M.D., Louisiana State University School of Medicine, 2008
  • B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University, 2004

Honors & Awards

1. Board of Supervisors Scholarship, LSU School of Medicine
2. Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship for Graduate Studies, 2004-2008
3. Major Kenneth E. Dyson Award, 2004


Dr. Kerrigan received his medical degree at the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA, and was awarded both the Board of Supervisors Scholarship and the Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship for academic achievement. After discovering a passion for Mental Health, he completed his Psychiatry Internship and Residency at Harvard Medical School, training at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Massachusetts Mental Health Center and Children’s Hospital Boston. He then went on to complete a two-year fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford Hospital and Lucille-Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, CA, where he practiced as a Senior Fellow in clinics focused on anxiety and eating disorders research. He has further specialty experience in Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Family-Based/Maudsley approaches to the treatment of Anorexia Nervosa, and Child-Directed Play Therapy for young children. Prior to joining the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College, he also served as the Medical Director for an adolescent residential treatment center in Redwood City, CA.

In addition to his clinical and administrative roles, Dr. Kerrigan enjoys the opportunity to teach medical students and supervise psychiatry residents in training through Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medical College. He is a published author in the field of Narrative Medicine and has research interests ranging from the treatment of eating disorders to the evolving interplay between social technology and identity development in youth.