Stephen Geisler, MD

Staff Psychiatrist

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive, and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” - Maya Angelou

Specialty
Medication Management
LGBTQ+
Years of Experience
37
Locations
New York
Education

• Fairfield University, BS

• New York University School of Medicine, MD

• Zucker Hillside Hospital, Internship, Residency & Fellowship

Languages
English

Dr. Stephen Geisler is a board-certified adult psychiatrist and has been practicing for over 37 years. His practice focuses on medication management, and typically offers this in conjunction with supportive therapy in 30-minute follow-up visits. If Dr. Geisler feels you would benefit from working with a therapist in conjunction to medication management, he welcomes collaboration with your therapist to make for the best outcome.    

Dr. Geisler is a graduate of the New York University School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the Zucker Hillside Hospital of Northwell Health after finishing his residency training there. He is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Over the years Dr. Geisler has received a number of awards including NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award, The APA Irma Bland Certificate of Excellence in Teaching Residents, the Zucker Hillside Hospital Department of Psychiatry Recognition Award for Education, and twice received the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award from the graduating residents’ class. Dr. Geisler is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Nassau Suffolk District Branch of the APA and the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology. Through the years Dr. Geisler has participated in many clinical research projects, is co-author of many papers and has made many presentations.

Dr. Geisler specializes in psychopharmacology, especially tailoring individualized treatment to serve the needs of patients with a variety of conditions. He has a lot of experience in treating patients with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, ADHD and OCD.

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