Specialty Areas: Diagnostic Evaluation; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity and Behavior Disorders; Anxiety and Mood Disorders; Pharmacology; Eating Disorders.
Office Location: Hackensack, New Jersey
Lisa Kotler, MD, is a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and medical director of the Child Study Center, New Jersey campus in Hackensack, NJ. She has expertise in the treatment of children and adolescents with obesity, eating disorders, ADHD, depression, and anxiety disorders.
Dr. Kotler earned her bachelor's degree from Princeton University, and received her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. She completed her general psychiatry training at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Kotler completed a clinical fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at NYSPI/Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and then went on to do a research fellowship in intervention research in children and adolescents at NYSPI.
Prior to joining the Child Study Center, Dr. Kotler was a researcher at the Child Clinical Intervention Research Center at the New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University and later became the medical director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Evaluation Service (CAPES).
Dr. Kotler is the recipient of a Young Investigator Award from the National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) to study the treatment of adolescents with bulimia nervosa. Dr. Kotler is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Academy for Eating Disorders.