Agnes H Whitaker, MD

Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Treats Children
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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Autism
  • Developmental Disorder

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Professor

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital


  • Female

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Internship: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Research Interests

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Selected Publications

  • Goh S, Whitaker A, Feldman JF, Cull MB, Algermissen M, McSwiggan-Hardin M, Kugelmass D, Peterson BS: Teaching nonverbal children with autistic disorder to read and write: A pilot study. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities 2013;59(2): 95-107
  • Movsas TZ, Pinto-Martin JA, Whitaker AH, Feldman JF, Lorenz JM, Korzeniewski SJ, Levy SE, Paneth N: Autism spectrum disorder is associated with ventricular enlargement in a low birthweight population. Journal of Pediatrics 2013;63(1): 73-8
  • Mahajan R, Bernal MP, Panzer R, Whitaker A, Roberts W, Handen B, Hardan A, Anagnostou E, Veenstra-VanderWeele J: Clinical practice pathways for evaluation and medication choice for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in autism spectrum disorders. Pediatrics 2012;130 Suppl 2: S125-138
  • Whitaker, AH, Feldman, JF, Breslau N and Paneth N. Prematurity and cerebral palsy, in C. Edward Coffey, M.D., RogerA. Brumback, M.D., David R. Rosenberg, M.D., and Kytja K.S. Voeller, M.D. (eds): Textbook of Essential Pediatric Neuropsychiatry, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2006