Marina Benaur, MD

Board Certifications: 
Psychiatry, Neurology


Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Resident Education, Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Benaur is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University. She is an Associate Director of the 9 Garden North Inpatient Unit. Dr. Benaur completed a dual residency program in Neurology and Psychiatry and maintains a strong academic interest in the interface between neurological and psychiatric illness. She has a private practice with a focus on the diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders as well as neuropsychiatric evaluations.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell


  • Female

Insurance Accepted


  • Medicare


  • Medicare


  • HMO


  • Medicare

Oxford Health Plans

  • Medicare Advantage

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BA, 1996 Wellesley College
  • MD, 2002 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Residency: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology


Selected Publications

  • Marina Benaur: Bipolar Disorder Chapter in Approach to the Psychiatric Patient: Case-Based Essays. Edited by John Barnhill,  American Psychiatric Pub,2009
  • Burgut, F. Benaur, M. Henchcliffe, C.: Late Life Depression: a neuropsychiatric approach. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics 2006;6: 65-72
  • Benaur, Marina. Kahn, David: Commentary on Visual Hallucinations and Charles Bonnet Syndrome. J of Psychiatric Practice 2011;17