Dr. Jacob Leivent

Dr. Jacob Leivent is a board-certified psychiatrist who provides expert diagnostic psychiatric evaluations and medication management for adults of all ages.  His particular areas of expertise includes the pharmacologic treatment of anxiety, depression, ADHD, and other mood disorders.  Dr. Leivent also offers treatment for patients who suffer from substance use disorders that include opioid and alcohol use disorder (Suboxone and Vivitrol therapy).  In addition, he is one of the few psychiatrists in New York City to offer IV Ketamine infusion therapy for the treatment of Treatment Refractory Depression, Anxiety, Panic disorder, and PTSD.  Dr. Leivent is a former collegiate and professional tennis player, and remains active in athletic competition through Olympic Weightlifting.  He is a strong believer in the mind-body connection which is reflected in his unique and holistic approach to psychological well-being beyond medications by emphasizing the importance of both exercise and a healthy diet and lifestyle to all of his patients.  He completed his Residency training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.