About Dr. Cueva

Dr. Jeanette Eulalia Cueva, M.D.

Jeanette Eulalia Cueva, M.D. earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from New York Medical College and her Bachelor of Science degree (with a major in biology and a minor in philosophy) from Fordham University. Dr. Cueva completed her residencies in General Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at St. Vincent Hospital and Medical Center in Manhattan. She also completed a two-year NIMH-sponsored child psychopharmacology fellowship at NYU-Bellevue where she was the Chief Fellow in her final year of research training. In addition, Dr. Cueva completed a two-year training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.

Dr. Cueva incorporates various psychotherapy modalities—along with psychopharmacology—in her treatment of patients. While insightful at working with individuals of all ages, gender, race and class, Dr. Cueva specializes in pediatric psychotherapy and psychopharmacology, and women's mental health issues. Her passion extends far beyond her private practice: She has co-authored various articles and a book chapter; implemented and upgraded institutional programs for children and adolescents; developed outpatient services, including the creation of a hospital-based therapeutic school program; and helped develop an initiative to integrate psychiatric services within pediatric clinics. Due to the collaborative and co-located nature of this program, pediatricians are incidentally educated on diagnosis and medication management of various mental health issues in children. In addition, Dr Cueva conducts psychopharmacological research in children, adolescents and adults suffering from various psychiatric disorders. Her research has included treatment of Depression, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, PTSD, Schizophrenia and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, and other medical disorders.

Dr. Cueva is Board certified in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and her last hospital appointment was as Medical Director of the Integrated Mental Health/Primary Care Program (IMP), Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Ambulatory Care Network (ACN) at New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY, NY. She holds the academic title of Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Cueva is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, Spanish American Medical-Dental Society, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Psychopathological Association and the Association of Women Psychiatrists. She also sat on the Board of Directors of the New York Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry until 2003.

Dr. Cueva has held numerous administrative appointments including Chief, Child Psychiatry Inpatient Service, Department of Psychiatry, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, NY, NY; and Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Service, Department of Psychiatry, St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers – Manhattan Region. From August of 2002 to July of 2005, she was Medical Director of the Integrated Mental Health/Primary Care Program (IMP), Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Ambulatory Care Network (ACN) at New York Presbyterian Hospital, NY, NY. Dr. Cueva is the Medical Director of Bioscience Research, LLC, a research practice where she conducts clinical drug trials.

An expert in child psychiatry, Dr. Cueva has appeared frequently as a guest on international, national and local television programs, including Telemundo, NY 1, CBS News and Fox Morning News following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

Dr. Cueva lectures at hospitals, schools, parenting groups and at local and national organizations on child psychiatry, medication management of various disorders and integration of mental health services within medical settings. She teaches child psychiatry fellows in the Columbia/Cornell residency training program.

Dr. Cueva was born in Quito, Ecuador. She is fluent in Spanish and English, and is sensitive to cultural needs and diversity.

To contact Dr. Cueva, email: drcueva@drcueva.com or call 212.685.5373, 914.385.0200 X 11.