Natalie Gukasyan, MD

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Dr. Gukasyan is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She graduated from Cornell University where her undergraduate studies focused on biology and nutrition. She attended medical school at Tulane University and went on to complete residency in psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She then went on to complete a research fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit under the mentorship of Dr. Roland Griffiths, where she led a pilot study of psilocybin-assisted therapy for individuals with anorexia nervosa and studied long-term outcomes of patients receiving psilocybin therapy for major depressive disorder. After fellowship Dr. Gukasyan served as the inaugural Medical Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research. Her research interests focus on understanding and optimizing the safety and efficacy of psychedelic-assisted therapy and other novel mental health interventions.


Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Addiction
  • Substance Use

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

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  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Behavioral Health (Columbia University Employee Plan)

World Trade Center Health Plan

  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Residency: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry