Elena G. Lister, MD

Board Certifications: 
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Dr. Lister is an adult, adolescent and child psychiatrist and adult analyst who sub specializes in dealing with death and dying.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Bereavement
  • Child Psychiatry
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychotherapy

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • French


  • Female

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Insurance Accepted

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • HMO
  • POS

National Preferred Provider Network

  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • 1982 Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Residency: 1987 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry


Selected Publications

  • Lister E, Dower L: I Will Remember You, Scholastic Inc, New York, NY, USA, 2001
  • Lister E, Cooper A , Auchincloss E: The Psychodynamic Formulation in Psychodynamic Concepts in General Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Press, Washington DC, , 1995
  • Lister E: Liza's Death. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2001;21(3): 243-250