Ilana R Nossel, MD

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Dr. Nossel is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Nossel practices general adult psychiatry, including consultation, psychotherapy and medication management. She has a special interest in women's mental health and reproductive psychiatry. Dr. Nossel is the Medical Director of OnTrack NY, a model of coordinated specialty care for first episode psychosis being implemented throughout New York State and nationally. She previously worked as Associate Director of the PI Residents Clinic and completed a pilot study adapting Critical Time Intervention (CTI) for frequent users of the psychiatric emergency room.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant in Clinical Psychiatry

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director, OnTrackNY

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • 2004 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Residency: 2006 Stamford Hospital
  • Residency: 2008 New York State Psychiatric Institute
  • Residency: 2008 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry


Dr. Nossel has an interest in the development of interventions to help individuals with serious mental illness engage in care.

Selected Publications

  • Nossel IR, Calmes CA, Brown CH, Kreyenbuhl J, Goldberg RW, Fang L, Dixon LB: Patterns of emergency department use for medical conditions among persons with serious mental illness. Psychiatric Services 2010;61: 1251-4
  • Hogan MF, Sederer LI, Smith TE, Nossel IR: Making room for mental health in the medical home. Prev Chronic Dis 2011;8: A30
  • Smith TE, Burgos J, Dexter V, Norcott J, Pappas SV, Shuman E, Appel A, Harrison ME, Nossel IR, Essock SM: Best practices: Best practices for improving engagement of clients in clinic care.. Psychiatric Services 2010;61: 343-5
  • Kreyenbuhl J, Nossel IR, Dixon LB: Disengagement from mental health treatment among individuals with schizophrenia and strategies for facilitating connections to care: a review of the literature.. Schizophrenia Bulletin 2009;35: 696-703