Specialty Area: ADHD
Dr. Adler is a professor of both Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine. His expertise is in research and clinical diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of adults with ADHD. He is also principal contributor to numerous treatment trials in adult ADHD and in the development of new scales to diagnose and evaluate symptoms of adult ADHD.
Dr. Adler earned his MD from Emory University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine.
Dr. Adler is a Diplomate in Psychiatry to the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and acts as a reviewer for various leading publications.
In the News
Number of women on ADHD meds soars
Dr. Leonard Adler spoke to Vitals on msnbc.com about a new report showing that while more boys are treated for ADHD than girls, among adults the numbers are reversed - more adult women take ADHD medication than adult men. Read more here. (November 16, 2011)
ADHD Not Just Among Children and Teens
Dr. Adler was featured on local CBS stations around New York talking about adult ADHD. It's usually associated with grade school children and teens but it turns out millions of adults have ADHD. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a neurological condition, actually the second most common psychiatric disorder, after depression. Click here to see the CBS segment. (December 11, 2011)
Nationwide Shortage of Adderall Generics
Dr. Adler spoke to Crain's New York Business about the shortage of the generic version of Adderall XR which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week placed on its list of drugs in shortage. The shortage is largely due to production issues. Click here to read the whole story.
(April 17, 2011)