Laszlo A. Papp, MD

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Laszlo Papp, MD, is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Associate Attending at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Director of the Biological Studies Unit at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Director of Anxiety Disorders Research at Hillside Hospital.

Dr Papp's areas of expertise include the psychopharmacology, pathophysiology and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders. He has conducted clinical trials with most medications for these conditions.

Dr Papp is a recipient of several grants, including Scientist Development and Independent Scientist Awards from NIMH and a NARSAD Independent Investigator Award. He is a consultant to Industry as well as to NIH. Dr Papp has over 200 professional publications. He maintains a part-time private practice in New York City and in Great Neck NY.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Agoraphobia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression and Anxiety Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Psychopharmacology of Anxiety and Depression
  • Social Anxiety Disorder

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Biological Studies Unit

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Semmelweis Faculty of Medicine - Budapest
  • Internship: Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Fellowship: New York State Psychiatric Institute

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
NY Top Doctor


Research Interests

  • Anxiety and Mood Disorders
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Mood Disorders
  • Depression (Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety, Phobias
  • Psychopharmacology