$$ Catherine Karni, MD Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center


UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Board Certification American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology/Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Languages Spoken: English,


Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. Board Certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Medical Director, Outpatient Clinic, Children’s Health, Center for Pediatric Psychiatry. Clinical Interests: Pediatric Psychopharmacology; treatment of ADHD, Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents. Involved in multicenter NIMH studies of Depression and Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents.

Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

Aristotolian University of Thessaloniki (1988)


New York Medical College (1994), Psychiatry, General


New York Medical College (1997), Psychiatry, General


Mount Sinai Hospital (1999), Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
Conditions & Treatments

Conditions & Treatments


Early Childhood

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • ADHD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Mood Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Selected Publications

  • Detecting and Managing Domestic Violence
    Catherine Karni, M.D. The Resident Reporter 1997 Vol 2, No.9 29-34

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Texas Medical Association / Dallas County Medical Society

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • Association of Women Psychiatrists, Certificate of Commendation
    In recognition of outstanding contribution to psychiatry and women's health. (1998)
  • M. Belle Stoch, M.D. Award
    In recognition of outstanding academic achievement (1997)
  • Wyeth-Ayerst APA Resident Reporter Program
    APA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California (1997)
  • Eli Lilly - Emory University
    Psychiatry Residents Symposium Participant (1996)
  • 1995 Janssen Clinical Scholar Award
    U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress (1995)