Dr. Christina Persaud, M.D.

Dr. Christina Lakshmi Persaud is a true New Yorker born in Chelsea and grew up in Forest Hills, Queens. She graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in Neuroscience and Behavior in 2006 and a Masters in Public Health (MPH) degree. She also earned a Masters in Biomedical Sciences degree at Tufts Medical University. Dr. […]

Dr. Nirupama Tamirisa, M.D.

Although she works with people of all ages, Dr. Tamirisa has always had an affinity for helping younger patients. Born in India and educated in Dubai, she completed her medical studies in the United Arab Emirates. “I was always interested in adolescent and childhood mental health issues, including autism,” she recalls. While doing adult psychiatry […]

Dr. Mohammad Tavakkoli, M.D.

Dr. Tavakkoli brings a unique perspective and professional background that includes years of work in public health and leadership roles. The road that led him to work as an inpatient psychiatrist at Rockland Psychiatric Center in New York started in the Middle East in pre-revolutionary Iran. In Tehran, Dr. Tavokkoli worked as a general practitioner […]