Lourival Baptista-Neto, MD

Expertise in: 
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Depression, Anxiety Disorders
Board Certifications: 
Treats Children
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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Adjustment Disorder, Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Insomnia, Mental Health, Mood Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Panic Disorder, Psychopharmacology, Psychosis, Psychotherapy

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Vice Chair for Clinical Services, Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Baptista is a bilingual and board certified child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist. Dr. Baptista joined the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University in 2008 as Director of Clinical Services in Pediatric Psychiatry. Prior to joining the Columbia staff, Dr. Baptista directed the Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation Liason Service at Children's Hospital Boston-Harvard Medical School. Areas of interest and expertise includes the interface of medical and psychiatric ilness, Somatoform disorders, mood and anxiety disorders. In addition, since his arrival at Columbia University, Dr.Baptista has been very involved in the implementation and dissemination of evidence based treatments in community mental health clinics.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital


  • Male


CUMC/Herbert Pardes Building of the New York State Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Insurance Accepted


  • NYP Employee Plan


  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Behavioral Health Columbia University Employee Plan

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Univ De Santa Catarina, Faculty De Medicine
  • Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Boston

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry


Integration of evidence-based treatments into community outpatient clinics

Research Interests

  • Integration of evidence-based treatments into community outpatient clinic



Jul 1 2007 - Jun 30 2012