Maalobeeka Gangopadhyay, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Treats Children
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Dr. Maalobeeka Gangopadhyay is the Director of Acute Services in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. She is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and an assistant attending psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Gangopadhyay completed her general psychiatry residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where she served as chief resident for outpatient services and medical student education. She completed her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the NewYork-Presbyterian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program of Columbia and Cornell Universities, where she served as chief resident at the Columbia site.  After directing the Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service from 2014 to 2022, she assumed the Program Medical Director role for the Access Behavioral Health Diagnostic Evaluation Stabilization Center in late 2021.
Dr. Gangopadhyay has interests in pediatric delirium, transplant psychiatry, and systems of care for patients with acute mental health needs. Board certified in psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry, Dr. Gangopadhyay was awarded the Edward J. Sachar Award for Clinical Excellence in Child Psychiatry in 2012.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • transplant psychiatry

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Program Medical Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

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


  • Female

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, 2005 West Virginia University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell and Columbia

Board Certifications

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Honors & Awards

Edward J. Sachar Award for Clinical Excellence in Child Psychiatry (2012)


Selected Publications

  • Smith, H.A., Gangopadhyay, M., Goben, C.M., Jacobowski, N.L., Chestnut, M.H., Savage, S., Rutherford, M.T., Denton, D., Thompson, J.L., Chandrasekhar, R., Acton, M., Newman, J., Noori, H.P., Terrell, M.K., Williams, S.R., Griffith, K., Cooper, T.J., Ely, E.W., Fuchs, D.C., & Pandharipande, P.P. The PreSchool Confusion Assessment Method for the ICU: Valid and reliable delirium monitoring for critically ill infants and children. (2016). Critical Care Medicine, 44(3), 592-600. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001428
  • Silver, G., Traube, C., Kearney, J., Kelly, D., Yoon, M.J., Nash Moyal, W., Gangopadhyay, M., Shao, H., & Ward, M.J. (2012). Detecting pediatric delirium: Development of a rapid observational assessment tool. Intensive Care Medicine, 38(6), 1025-1031. doi: 10.1007/s00134-012-2518-z