Pablo H. Goldberg, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Dr Pablo Goldberg has had undergraduate and medical education in Argentina. He completed his adult Psychiatric Residency at Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Hospital, Cornell during which he spent some time involved in Psychiatric Genetic Research at Rockefeller University. He trained thereafter in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Since completing his fellowship, Dr Goldberg has been involved in Child Psychopharmacological Research in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in areas such as ADHD and Teen Suicide and in Biological Research in Mood disorders and Suicide at the Department of Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. He has been key in the formation of a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division in the University of Connecticut Health Center where he was an assistant professor of psychiatry. Currently Dr Goldberg has been the Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Comprehensive Emergency Service (CCPEP) till June of 2011. As of July of 2011 he is the Medical Director of the Children's Day Unit at New York State Psychiatric Institute involved in research in psychopharmacology of mood and anxiety in children and adolescents, as well as clinical care. Dr.Goldberg is published and is an active member of the APA (Fellow Member), AACAP and AMA.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child Psychiatry

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director of Youth Treatment and Evaluation of Anxiety and Mood (Y-TEAM) Program and Children's Day Unit

Hospital Affiliations

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


  • Spanish


  • Male

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, National University of Cuyo - Medical School Mendoza Argentina
  • Residency: New York Hospital - Payne Whitney
  • Fellowship: Columbia University Medical Center

Committees, Societies, Councils

1999-Present American Medical Association:Member

1998-Present American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry:Member

1998-Present American Psychiatric Association.Fellow Member(12/98)

2013- present Columbia University: Physician’s and Surgeons, NY Presbyterian Hospital

2014- present Columbia University Medical Center; Clinical Competency Committee (CCC); Adult Psychiatry Residency Committee; Role: Core Faculty;

Attending/Service Chief : Responsible for Resident Rotation

2012- present �Columbia University Medical Center, NY Presbyterian Hospital, Adult Psychiatry Residency Program: Candidate Admissions Selection Committee; Appointed by Maria A. Oquendo, M.D. Role: Member of Selection Committee

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Dr Goldberg has been interested in Neurobiological research, involving Children, Adolescents and Adults. He has been involved in broad subjects including ADHD, Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders and Suicide Behavior. Dr Goldberg is involved in research including Mood Disorders(Depression and Bipolar Disorder) and Anxiety Disorders(OCD,GAD,etc) in Children and Adolescents: including Psychopharmacological Trials and Psychotherapy Trials.

Selected Publications

  • Karayiorgou M, Sobin C, Blundell ML, Galke BL, Malinova L, Goldberg P, Ott J, Gogos JA: Family-Based Association Studies Support a Sexually Dimorphic effect of COMT and MAOA on genetic susceptibility to obsessive-compulsive disorder. Biological Psychiatry May, 1999;1;45(9:1178-89)
  • Zalsman G, Michaelovsky E, Baruch-Movshovits R, Sher L, , Frisch A, King RA, Hermesh H, Goldberg P, Gorlyn M, Misgav S, Apter A, Tyano S, Weizman A: Family-based association study of 5HT2A recptor T102C polymorphism and suicidal behavior in Ashkenazi adolescents. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health November 2003;17
  • Zalsman G, Oquendo MA, Greenhill L, Goldberg PH, Kamali M, Martin A, Mann JJ: Neurobiology of Depression in Children and Adolescents. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 2006 Oct;15;4:843-868
  • Oquendo MA, Bongiovi-Garcia ME, Galfalvy H, Goldberg P, Grunebaum MF, Burke A, Mann JJ: Sex differences in clinical predictors of suicidal acts after major depression: a prospective study. Am J Psychiatry 2007;164(1):134-41
  • Wilson ST, Stanley BH, Oquendo M, Goldberg P, Zalsman G, Mann JJ: Comparing impulsivity, hostility, and depression in borderline personality disorder and bipolar II disorder. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Oct 2007;68(10):1533-1539.