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Linda Drozdowicz, MD

Biography

Linda Drozdowicz, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist. Through her role at Yale, she works as a practice consultation-liaison in psychiatry for Blythedale Children's Hospital, an independent specialized hospital for children with complex medical issues in Valhalla, NY. 

“I went into medicine to combine my love of science with a desire to work with people and help them,” Dr. Drozdowicz says. “Once I did a rotation on the child psychiatry inpatient unit at Mayo Clinic, I knew what I wanted to do.”

Dr. Drozdowicz says she loves working with children and teens because they “tell it to you like it is.” She says, “There's nothing better, even when it's hard. We get to help young people try to become the best versions of themselves while also accepting them for who they are.”

In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Drozdowicz is an assistant clinical professor of child psychiatry at Yale Child Study Center, and she has interests in medical education and leadership. She was recently part of a team that used Zoom to teach highly specialized information about sexual health in child and adolescent psychiatry to trainees in programs across the country. 

Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychiatry

Education & Training

  • Resident Physician, Chief Resident
    Mount Sinai Hospital (2018)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Español (Spanish)

Biography

Linda Drozdowicz, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist. Through her role at Yale, she works as a practice consultation-liaison in psychiatry for Blythedale Children's Hospital, an independent specialized hospital for children with complex medical issues in Valhalla, NY. 

“I went into medicine to combine my love of science with a desire to work with people and help them,” Dr. Drozdowicz says. “Once I did a rotation on the child psychiatry inpatient unit at Mayo Clinic, I knew what I wanted to do.”

Dr. Drozdowicz says she loves working with children and teens because they “tell it to you like it is.” She says, “There's nothing better, even when it's hard. We get to help young people try to become the best versions of themselves while also accepting them for who they are.”

In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Drozdowicz is an assistant clinical professor of child psychiatry at Yale Child Study Center, and she has interests in medical education and leadership. She was recently part of a team that used Zoom to teach highly specialized information about sexual health in child and adolescent psychiatry to trainees in programs across the country. 

Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychiatry

Education & Training

  • Resident Physician, Chief Resident
    Mount Sinai Hospital (2018)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Español (Spanish)