Veronica M. Rojas


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  • Psychiatrist
    New York


Veronica Maria Rojas
156 FiFth Avenue, Suite 1112
New York, NY 10010
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Telephone: (917)576-0561

Ridgewood Office
216 Dayton Street
Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
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Veronica M. Rojas, M.D is a Double Board Certified of the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry in General and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. She holds a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at New York University as a voluntary faculty. Dr Rojas’s area of psychiatric expertise is diverse. She works with all the developmental stages in life starting with children &adolescents, college women transitioning into young professional women, motherhood and families. She also works with adolescents and substance use.

She has trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy and dialectic behavioral therapy. She is currently becoming certified in SMART (Stress Management and Resiliency Training) at the Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has also trained for Mindful Based Stress Reduction at the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Rojas applies all these techniques plus her great belief in exercise, vitamins, meditation and psychotropic medication when needed. Dr. Rojas did her General Psychiatric Residency at New York Presbyterian (Cornell) and did her Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Fellowship at New York University –Child Study Center.

Following her fellowship, she became the Director of the first ACS (Administration for Children and Families) – Bellevue Mental Health Program for five years. After running this program, she had the privilege of becoming the first female to be an Associate Medical Director of the Department of Psychiatry at Bellevue Hospital.   In addition, she was the psychiatrist at Edwin Gould for Children & Families foster care agency for more than ten years, providing services to women in great need.


Dr. Rojas has published in several magazines, has appeared on television and has published articles and book chapters related to women and their families, college young professional women, trauma and migration. She practices psychiatry in NYC and Ridgewood, NJ, where she lives with her husband and two daughters.




Private Psychiatry Practice


Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at New York University (voluntary faculty),


Psychiatric Evaluation and Consultation




Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Substance Use in adolescents.



1999-2001 Child & Adolescent Fellowship, New York University-Child Study Center

1996-1999 General Psychiatry Residency, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center


1984-1989 University of Buenos Aires, School of Medicine


Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


2000 Wyeth-Ayers/AADPRT IMG Mentorship Program

2002 American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education/Janssen

          Pharmaceutica Public Policy Leadership Program.



  1. Rojas V. M.: Migration and women. Mental Health News. Fall 2006.  


  1. Rojas V.M., Alonso C., Silva R.: Review of Benzodiazepine Use in Children and  

         Adolescents. Psychiatric Quarterly vol. 76, number 3, 2005.


  1. Rojas V.M., Silva R., Citalopram Treatment in a Depressed Adolescent. Journal of  

         Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology Vol 11, Number 3, 2001.


  1. Rojas V. M, Davies R. K, Reserpine treatment of Comorbid Tourette’s Disorder and  

         Tardive Dystonia. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 1999; 60,10.


  1. Silva RR, Rojas V.M,: Suicide and bipolar disorder in children and adolescents. -

       Bipolar Disorder Volume 5 of the WPA Series “Evidence and Experience in

       Psychiatry” (ed: M. Maj M. Akiskal HS, Lopez-Ibor JJ, Sartorius N), Wiley

       Publishers, 424-426 Cichester.


  1. Rojas V.M., Lee Tal N.,: PTSD, Childhood vs. Adults PTSD. Posttraumatic Stress

       Disorders in children and adolescents, (Handbook). Norton Publications, 237-



  1. Rojas V.M., Pappagallo M.: Risk Factors for PTSD in Children and Adolescents.

       Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children & Adolescents (Handbook) Norton

       Publications, 38-60.

  1. Pappagallo M., Silva R.R., Rojas V. M., Differential Diagnosis of PTSD in Children

         and Adolescents. Norton Publications, 218-237.


  1. Rojas V. M., Article about sexual abuse. In Town Magazine, June/July 2006.


  1. Rojas V. M. ADHD in Children and Adolescents. 2006.


  1. Rojas V.M, Article about parents relationships in Parents Magazine 2007, 2008.
  2. Raul Silva, M.D., Veronica Rojas, M.D., Dinohra Munoz Silva, M.D., Gary Gosselin,

       M.D., Richard Perry, M.D., Hector Varas, M.D. and Glenn Hirsch, M.D. “Evidence

        based administrative initiative in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatients”

       American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47th Annual Meeting,

       October 24-29, 2000.


  1. Kairam R, Kugler S, Nagel N, Rojas V, Barnett M and Levenson R. Spectrum of    

         Neurological Dysfunction in Pediatric HIV Infection. Child Neurology Society,



  1. Kairam R, Zavadski R, Rojas V, Kugler S, Mellins C and Levenson R. Range of  

         Neurological and Psychological Dysfunction in Pediatric HIV Infection. Neuro-

         Science, Italy, 1991.




156 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1112                            93 Franklin Turnpike, Suite 1

New York, NY 10010                                         Waldwick, NJ 07463


Telephone: 917.576.0561

Fax: 201.444.8338



Appointment Scheduling: Call (917) 576-0561

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 9 AM to 7 PM

Insurances Accepted/Managed Care Accepted: None