Dr. Caroline STAMU O'BRIEN

United States of America

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Caroline Stamu-O’Brien, M.D., is a Psychiatrist with over two decades of experience in the care of patients with mental illness. Her keen interest in psychodermatology, psychophysics and integrative psychiatry has enabled her to use interdisciplinary approaches to psychiatry. In her clinical work at one the institutions of the NYC Health and Hospitals network, she is a passionate advocate to community psychiatry and social determinants of mental health. As an NYU Langone affiliate, she was involved with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.

Dr. Stamu-O’Brien has served on the faculty at Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY Presbyterian-Cornell Weil Medical Center, and NYU Langone Medical Center. She is board certified in Psychiatry and a Fellow of APA.

Dr. Stamu-O’Brien has also expanded her professional knowledge by joining various editorial boards, being an Ad-Hoc reviewer, as well as authoring scientific articles, and co-authoring a monograph about mental health. Dr. Stamu has held various hospital committees assignments and professional societies roles. She has been involved with Advisory Boards for the pharmaceutical industry and has experience in formulating strategies to solve complex problems. Moreover, she has entrepreneurial skills as a long-standing private practice founder and owner.

Dr. Stamu-O’Brien is a dedicated educator and mentor who has inspired many medical and psychology students, physician assistant students, and early career psychiatrists.


  • Carol Davila Medical School, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest
  • Internship in Medicine, Carol Davila University Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
  • Resident in Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York
  • Psychiatry Fellowship; Schizophrenia Clinical Research and Psychopharmacology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and Pilgrim Psychiatric Center, West Brentwood, NY
  • Sex therapy Certificate, NYU-Mount Sinai Health System, New York

Awards and Honors

  • Physician’s Recognition Award in CME, American Medical Association
  • Distinguished Fellow American Psychiatric Association
  • Top Doctors