Cecilia H Leonard, MD, 315 464-7187

Cecilia H Leonard, MD
Appointed 07/07/11
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Building
713 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-7187

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

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Education & Fellowships

  • MD: University of Leipzig, Germany
  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2007, Psychiatry and the Law
  • Residency: Maimonides Medical Center, 2006, Psychiatry

Clinical Interests

  • Dr. Leonard is a Board Certified Forensic Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry.  She conducts forensic evaluations for courts including evaluations for Competence to Stand Trial and Assisted Outpatient Treatment. Her lecture series includes Forensic Ethics, Sexual Harassment, Right to Treatment and Right to Refuse Treatment.

Education Interests

  • Expert witness testimony; Assessment of competence to stand trial; Psychopharmacology

Research Interests

  • Research interests include Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Vicarious Traumatization, Sexual Harassment in the workplace, Homicide-Suicide, and Competence to act as one's own attorney.

Specialties & Certification

  • Forensic Psychiatry

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Mental Illness


  • Adults


  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychopharmacology

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • VA Medical Center

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • German

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Research Abstract

Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/leonardc
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/leonardc