Natalie Gukasyan, MD
Natalie Gukasyan, M.D. is a psychiatrist and Assistant Professor at Columbia University Medical Center. After receiving her M.D. from Tulane University School of Medicine Dr. Gukasyan completed her internship and residency in psychiatry at Johns Hopkins. She went on to complete a NIDA T32 funded fellowship in behavioral pharmacology under the mentorship of Dr. Roland Griffiths, focusing on safety and efficacy of psilocybin-assisted therapy for people with mood and eating disorders. Dr. Gukasyan has worked as both a researcher and clinical facilitator of clinical trials of psilocybin-assisted therapy. Before coming on to the faculty at Columbia University, Dr. Gukasyan served as the Medical Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research. She now continues her research on the safety and efficacy of psychedelic-assisted interventions at Columbia University Medical Center, where she is also a clinician at the Interventional Neurotherapeutic Psychiatry Clinic offering treatment with ketamine and esketamine.