Evelyn Attia, M.D.

Evelyn Attia, MD is Director of the Center for Eating Disorders at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, an integrated clinical research program at both Weill Cornell and Columbia University Medical Centers. Dr. Attia is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.

An established clinician scientist in the New York area, Dr. Attia has been working with individuals with eating disorders and their families for over 20 years. She is currently funded by the National Institute for Mental Health to study olanzapine vs. placebo for outpatients with anorexia nervosa.

Dr. Attia is a member of the eating disorders work-group for DSM-5. She is also a member of The Eating Disorders Research Society and has been elected Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders.

Dr. Attia has won numerous awards for her work in the field of eating disorders including a Pfizer/Society of Women’s Health Research Career Development Award and a Career Development Award from the National Institute of Mental Health.

Dr. Attia has been listed in New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” issue for ten years running.