Credentials

CURRENT POSITIONS

  • Medical Director, New York Center for Living - Outpatient Addiction and Co-Occurring Mental Health Treatment, New York, NY

  • Director of Psychiatric Services, Realization Center - Outpatient Addictions Treatment, New York, NY

  • Director of Behavioral Health Services, Community Health Initiatives, Brooklyn, NY

  • Attending Psychiatrist and Assistant Clinical Professor, Mount Sinai Beth Israel - Psychiatric Emergency Room, New York, NY

  • Attending Psychiatrist and Assistant Clinical Professor, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

  • Global Physicians Corps, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Los Angeles, CA

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS 

  • Board Certified in Psychiatry

  • Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

  • Chief Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 

  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel Ethics Committee member

  • Resident in Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York 

  • Intern in Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York 

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA

  • Post Baccalaureate Education and Research, University of California, Davis, CA

  • College Scholar, B.A. Physics, Astronomy and Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

LICENSES 

  • New York State Medical License and DEA

  • Licensed to prescribe Buprenorphine

PUBLICATIONS
Frequency of reporting of adverse events in randomized controlled trials of psychotherapy vs. psychopharmacotherapy. Barney Vaughan, Michael Goldstein, Maria Alikakos, Lisa Cohen, Michael Serby. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 01/2014.
 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Psychiatric Association

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Global Physicians Corps, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, www.globalphysicians.org
 

LANGUAGES

English, Greek – Native/Bilingual Proficiency