Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist Medical Director
EDUCATION/TRAINING Dr. Gilbert is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed his training in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine, where he also completed a research fellowship and prestigious research scholars program and where he remains an adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. He is board certified in both child/adolescent and adult psychiatry and he is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). He has been the recipient of numerous awards from leading psychiatry organizations/institutions, including the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), the Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP), and AACAP. Dr. Gilbert has expertise in child/adolescent psychiatry, ADHD, anxiety disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders. He is the author of multiple papers and book chapters, has given numerous presentations at national conferences, has taught/mentored medical and PhD students, psychiatry residents and fellows, and has carried out brain imaging research in children and adults. He has worked in both outpatient and inpatient settings, including emergency rooms, hospital floors, and intensive outpatient programs. At the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Dr. Gilbert founded and directed a nationally recognized pediatric anxiety disorder program which received the 2008 SAMHSA Science and Service Award from the Department of Health and Human Services. He later moved to New York to become Medical Director of an OCD treatment center at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Gilbert moved to full-time private practice at the Hallowell Center in 2011.
HIS SPECIALTY/PRIMARY APPROACH Dr. Gilbert practices an integrative, strength-based approach to psychiatry, incorporating evidence-based treatment, knowledge from his extensive clinical training, and his broad experience working with patients and families. Dr. Gilbert views his role as a teacher, guide and student. He practices both psychopharmacology and psychotherapy and each case is individually tailored to meet the patient’s needs and build upon their strengths. He brings a unique combination of both research and clinical experience to his work. His experience in research has taught him how to interpret clinical and neuroscience data, weigh the value of research studies and clearly translate this information to patients and their families. Dr. Gilbert has training in cognitive-behavioral (CBT), family, and psychodynamic therapy. His overarching goal is to demystify psychiatry and make the experience more human and positive for patients and families. While working with Dr. Gilbert you will be receiving nurturing, cutting-edge treatment from a physician who can translate complex and sophisticated science and research jargon into language that is both understandable and user-friendly.