Dr. Eskenazi currently works as attending psychiatrist at the New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center, Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation Program and provides consultation telepsychiatry services for Hudson Valley and Lawrence hospitals. He also conducts research as a postdoctoral scientist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. In addition to his clinic and research endeavors he has a long-standing interest in teaching and supervises psychiatry residents at the NYP-CUMC ambulatory psychiatry evaluation clinic.
His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Animal Physiology & Neuroscience degree from University of California, San Diego, a Medical Degree from University of Washington, School of Medicine as well as a PhD in Neurobiology and Behavior for his work on understanding 5-HT6 receptors in striatal circuitry in reward-learning and habits. He completed his medical internship and psychiatry residency at Columbia University / New York State Psychiatric Institute / New York Presbyterian Hospital and has passed all components of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE Steps I, IICS, IICK, III), is licensed by the New York State Office of the Professions to practice Medicine and is a board-certified delegate of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.
Dr. Eskenazi is fluent in English and Spanish.
- New Investigator Award, American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology 2016
- Gold Humanism Honor Society, New York Presbyterian Hospital. Inaugural chapter for resident physicians 2015
- Leon Levy Fellowship in Neuroscience 2013-17
- Travel Award, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology annual meeting.
- Poncin Scholarship Fund Award 2011-12
- Poster Award University of Washington Medical Scientist Training Program Annual Retreat 2010
- Travel Award, Cold Spring Harbor Asia, Francis Crick Symposium on Neuroscience, Suzhou, China 2010