Dr. Eve Khlyavich Freidl is a board-certified Child and Adolescent psychiatrist at the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD) and Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Freidl earned her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine. She completed internship and adult psychiatry residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Freidl also completed Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency at New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell. She continued training at Columbia University to develop research and eating disorder expertise as a T32 Postdoctoral Clinical Research Fellowship on Affective, Anxiety, Eating and Related Disorders at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Freidl joined CUCARD in July 2013. Dr. Freidl specializes in the evaluation and psychopharmacological and psychotherapy treatment of children, adolescents and their families. She also has clinical expertise in evaluation and treatment of eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and avoidant/resistant food intake disorder. Dr. Freidl's research interest is in eating behavior in patients with eating disorders, as well as overweight and obese children and adolescents. She has participated in the clinical assessment of surgical candidates for bariatric surgery, as well as longitudinal research investigating psychological and cognitive symptoms of adolescents in the bariatric surgery program. In addition, Dr. Freidl served as a treating clinician in a longitudinal research study of adolescents with bulimia nervosa, and has developed expertise in the cognitive behavioral therapy and psychopharmacological treatment of bulimia nervosa. Dr. Freidl received an Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Pilot Research Award to study genetic contributions to stimulant medication side effects of weight loss and growth suppression.
Psychiatry and Neurology - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry