Dr. Amanda Itzkoff is the Medical Director of NYC Private Psychiatry and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Itzkoff has been deemed a Top 10 Doctor by Vitals(2014) and earned numerous Most Compassionate Doctor(2010-2016) and Patients’ Choice Awards(2008-2017) throughout her career.
Over the last decade, Dr. Itzkoff has established herself as an educational voice for women's mental health and innovative psychiatric illness treatment options. She writes and speaks regularly on innovation in psychiatry and has published over 100 articles covering topics like advancement in ketamine therapy, TMS, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and PMADS.
Dr. Itzkoff received her medical degree from NYU School of Medicine and completed her psychiatry residency and fellowship training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, receiving the Adele Zinberg Award for Women's Leadership in Psychiatry upon graduation. She also graduated from Cornell University as co-valedictorian.
Dr. Itzkoff works with women throughout the life cycle. in preconception planning, she works collaboratively with women to plan for their pragnancies so they can select the treatment they would wish to have, should they require treatment. Dr. Itzkoff has a particular interest in assisting women struggling with infertility, assisted reproductive technologues, including IVF, egg donors, and gestational carriers, and women facing PMADs. Dr. Itzkoff has been a leader in adopting novel therapeutic options, including dTMS and ketamine therapy. In those patients who decline oral medication during pregancy, but who are not responding adequately to psychotherapy alone, dTMS may be a useful trreatment option.