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Dr. Leighton Brooks, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry •  Male • Age 48

Dr. Brooks

Brooks Comprehensive Health Assoc

276 5th Ave Rm 507B New York, NY 10001
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Dr. Leighton Brooks, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Howard Univ Coll Of Med in 1997 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and psychiatry.

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He's an excellent psychiatrist. He listens and really encourages you to improve and checks in to ensure you're getting the best care.
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Dr. Brooks is very receptive and open with his patients. He observes and listens before he jumps in and has a diagnosis. He is very attentive in making sure his patients get the treatment that they need and deserve. Everything is discussed and nothin...


  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry


Harlem Hospital Center
Fellowship Hospital
A Einstein College M Yeshiva University
Residency Hospital
Harlem Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
Howard Univ Coll Of Med
Medical School

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(917) 755-3954

Dr. Brooks accepts the following insurance:

Behavioral Health
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
The Great-West Life Assurance Company
United Healthcare
Basic Plan
UMR United Medical Resources
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare
United Healthcare PPO
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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Brooks' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Bipolar Disorder
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brooks treats Bipolar Disorder more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Brooks treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Psychiatric Evaluation

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brooks performs Psychiatric Evaluation more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Brooks performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Psychiatric Diseases

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Dr. Brooks treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Brooks treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Brooks' conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Homosexual Issues
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation