Dr. Kristin Leight Wesley MD Psychiatrist

Dr. Kristin Leight Wesley is a psychiatrist in New York, New York. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 10 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: General Psychiatry, Women Focused

Clinical Interests: Reproductive and Perinatal Psychiatry

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Residency, Psychiatry, 2004–2008

Harvard Medical School
Class of 2004

University of North Carolina
Other Training, English, 1994

Oxford University, Magdalen College
Other Training, Classics and English literature, 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Psychiatry

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Roger MacKinnon Award for Outstanding Teaching of Psychiatry, Columbia Psychiatry Class of 2013
2013

Policy Scholars Program, NYS Office of Mental Health
2009

Chief Resident in Psychiatry, Columbia/NYSPI Residency Program
2007

Fellowship Award, American Psychoanalytic Association
2007

Alexandra Symonds Award, Association of Women Psychiatrists
2007

Circle of Excellence for Teaching, Arnold P. Gold Foundation
2006

British Marshall Scholar, Oxford University
1994

Highest Honors in English literature and Highest Honors in Creative Writing, University of North Carolina
1994

James L. Whitfield Prize, UNC-Chapel Hill
1994

National Merit Scholarship
1990

John Motley Morehead Award, UNC-Chapel Hill

Phi Beta Kappa

Honors Program, UNC-Chapel Hill

Front Page Scholarship for English, Durham Morning Herald

Publications & Presentations

Treatment of postpartum depression: clinical, psychological and pharmacological options.
Fitelson E, Kim S, Baker AS, Leight K 2010 12 1

Childbirth and mental disorders.
Leight KL, Fitelson EM, Weston CA, Wisner KL 2010 1 1

The Relationship between Women’s Attachment Style and Perinatal Mood Disturbance: Implications for Screening and Treatment.
Monk C, Leight K, Fang Y 2008 6 1

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