Steven P. Roose, MD

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Steven P. Roose, M.D. is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University and Director of the Neuropsychiatry Research Clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Roose did his undergraduate work at Harvard University and attended medical school at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. After medical internship, Dr. Roose completed his psychiatric residency at Columbia Presbyterian—New York State Psychiatric Institute and subsequently an NIMH-sponsored research fellowship in affective disorders.

Dr. Roose's research has focused on the phenomenology, psychobiology and treatment of affective disorders with a specific concentration on the relationship between cardiovascular disease and depression and more recently on the treatment of late-life depression. He has authored or coauthored over 200 articles as well as co-edited or authored six books. He currently serves on the editorial board of a number of journals including the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Heart Disease and the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

Dr. Roose is also a graduate of the Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, Columbia University and is Director of the Research Committee at the Columbia Center. He serves on the Research Committees of the International Psychoanalytic Association, and the American Psychoanalytic Association. Over the past 10 years Dr. Roose's research group in the Psychoanalytic Center has conducted studies on the feasibility of applying psychotherapy research methods to psychoanalysis, systematic studies of psychoanalytic education including supervision, patient/therapist match, antidepressant use during psychoanalysis and post-termination contact.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Depression

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine CUNY
  • Residency: New York State Psychiatric Institute
  • Fellowship: New York State Psychiatric Institute

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
NY Top Doctor


Research Interests

  • Affective Disorders
  • Research in Psychoanalysis