Catherine Karni, MD $$

Pediatric Psychiatrist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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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

Medical School
Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki (1988)
New York Medical College (1994), Psychiatry, General
New York Medical College (1997), Psychiatry, General
Mount Sinai Medical Center (1999), Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology/Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


Early Childhood
  • Research Interests

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

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

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