Fadi Haddad, MD, is Director of Child Psychiatric Emergency Services at Bellevue Hospital Center and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine.
Dr. Haddad received both his medical degree and his board certification in pediatrics from the Technion Institute in Israel. He completed his adult psychiatry residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City and trained in child psychiatry at Yale University’s Child Study Center. Dr. Haddad has been involved in teaching and supervising adult psychiatry residents as well child psychiatry fellows. Additionally, he has provided clinical care in multiple emergency settings, including as an attending doctor in an adult psychiatric emergency room. As Director of the Mobile Crisis Unit and Crisis Clinic at Bellevue, Dr. Haddad gained expertise in crisis intervention. Through his work in these last two settings; Dr. Haddad developed an interest in bridging outpatient, in-patient and community psychiatry. He has published articles and given presentations on this topic. The need for both a child psychiatric emergency room and pediatric crisis intervention is a focus of Dr. Haddad’s current work. Dr. Haddad is fluent in Arabic, Hebrew and English. Dr Haddad is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), and The American Association for Emergency Psychiatry (AAEP).