About

Dr. Sari Halpert

is Board Certified in both Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at NYU Langone Medical Center. She serves as a consultant at the NYU Emergency Room and also maintains a private practice in Manhattan for both medication management and psychotherapy. She is skilled in various psychotherapeutic modalities including supportive, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic approaches and tailors the treatment to the individual needs of each patient. Dr. Halpert combines clinical expertise and a warm, engaging, and empathic approach to treating complex mental health issues over the course of the lifespan. She graduated in the top 5% of her class at SUNY Downstate and completed her residency at NY Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell, followed by a fellowship at the Columbia/Cornell program at NY Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Halpert’s research includes mood and anxiety disorders and she has published articles in these areas and others.

Journal Articles


Warren MP, Halpert S. HRT: Controversies, Pros and Cons. Best Practice and Clinical Research:
Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2004 Sep; 18 (3):317-32.

Warren MP, Halpert S. Exercise and Female Adolescents:
Effects on the reproductive and musculoskeletal systems. Int Sports Med J. 2004; 5 (1).

Halpert S, Warren MP. Hypothalamic Amenorrhea in women with low weight, disordered eating, or stress. Endotrends 2006; 13 (1): 7-8.

Jeret J, Halpert-Hirsch, S. Alzheimer’s Disease in Patients with Down’s Syndrome:
Can Death be predicted? Neurology 2006; (suppl 2) A345.

Halpert S, McFarlane SI. When the Heart and the Mind Collide:
Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Antipsychotic Use in the Schizophrenic Population. J Cardiometab Syndr. 2009 Winter;4(1):1-5. 

Traube C1, Silver G, Kearney J, Patel A, Atkinson TM, Yoon MJ, Halpert S, Augenstein J, Sickles LE, Li C, Greenwald B. Cornell Assessment of Pediatric Delirium:
a valid, rapid, observational tool for screening delirium in the PICU. Crit Care Med. 2014 Mar;42(3):656-63



Books, Book Chapters and Reviews

Warren MP, Halpert S. Bone Disorders Associated with Primary and Secondary Amenorrhea. In:
Kleerekoper M, ed. The Bone and Mineral Manual, 2nd ed, San Diego: Elsevier Inc., 2005. 63-65.