M. Cevdet Tosyali, MD, is unit chief at Bellevue Hospital center and coordinator for the first episode in psychosis program for child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Tosyali is involved in creating consultation services for children and adolescents with difficult to treat disruptive behavior disorders. Dr. Tosyali research interest focuses on psychopharmacological treatment and the redesign of clinical services for better, more efficient and continuous treatment of child and adolescent psychosis, bipolar disorder, and ADHD.
Dr. Tosyali received his medical degree at Istanbul Medical School and then completed an internship at St. Elisabeths Campus in Washington DC. His training continued with a research fellowship at the NIMH Clinical Brain Disorders Branch and followed with a general psychiatric residency at Long Island Jewish- Hillside Hospital. Dr. Tosyali then trained at Columbia University-NYSPI for clinical and research fellowships in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Prior to joining the Child Study Center, Dr. Tosyali worked in private practice in New York City while remaining a clinical instructor at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. He later moved to Istanbul, Turkey where he worked as a private practitioner and as consultant at several hospitals, returning to New York City in 2011.