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John C. Markowitz, <span>MD</span>

John C. Markowitz, MD

Psychiatry (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (212) 288-3070
One of America's Top Doctors


Dr. Markowitz conducts comparative treatment research, studying the benefits of psychotherapies and medications for people with depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and personality disorders. Dr. Markowitz has expertise in delivering many of these treatments, particlulary psychotherapies such as Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) for depression and PTSD.

Area of Expertise


1982 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Internship: New York Hospital

Residency: 1986 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Markowitz JC, Weissman MM (Editors: Casebook of Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, USA, 2012
  • Markowitz JC, Milrod BL: The importance of responding to negative affect in psychotherapies. American Journal of Psychiatry 2011;168: 124-128
  • Markowitz JC, Milrod B, Bleiberg KL, Marshall RD: : Interpersonal factors in understanding and treating posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Practice 2009;15: 133-140
  • Weissman MM, Markowitz JC, Klerman GL: Clinician's Quick Guide to Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, USA, 2007
  • Markowitz JC: IPT and PTSD. Depression and Anxiety 2010;27: 879-881