Patricia Ibeziako MD

Patricia Ibeziako, MD

Director, Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation Service; Assistant in Psychiatry

Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical Schoool

    Contact: 617-355-5418
  • Fax: 617-730-0428

Medical Services


  • Physically Ill Children
  • Somatoform Illness


  • Psychiatry


  • English


  • Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation Service
  • Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-5418 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education


Medical School

University of Ibadan College of Medicine, 1999

Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria


University of Ibadan College Hospital, 1999-2000

Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria

Residency, Psychiatry

Maimonides Medical Center, 2002-2005

New York, NY

Fellowship, Child Psychiatry

Boston Children's Hospital, 2005-2007

Boston, MA


  • Psychiatry


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Ibeziako P, Rohan JM, Bujoreanu S, Choi C, Hanrahan M, Freizinger M. Medically Hospitalized Patients With Eating Disorders and Somatoform Disorders in Pediatrics: What Are Their Similarities and Differences and How Can We Improve Their Care? Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Dec; 6(12):730-737.
  2. Ibeziako P, Choi C, Randall E, Bujoreanu S. Bullying Victimization in Medically Hospitalized Patients With Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders: Prevalence and Associated Factors. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 May; 6(5):290-6.
  3. Bujoreanu S, White MT, Gerber B, Ibeziako P. Effect of timing of psychiatry consultation on length of pediatric hospitalization and hospital charges. Hosp Pediatr. 2015 May; 5(5):269-75.
  4. Bujoreanu S, Randall E, Thomson K, Ibeziako P. Characteristics of medically hospitalized pediatric patients with somatoform diagnoses. Hosp Pediatr. 2014 Sep; 4(5):283-90.
  5. McKenna K, Gallagher KA, Forbes PW, Ibeziako P. Ready, set, relax: biofeedback-assisted relaxation training (BART) in a pediatric psychiatry consultation service. Psychosomatics. 2015 Jul-Aug; 56(4):381-9.
  6. Thomson K, Randall E, Ibeziako P, Bujoreanu IS. Somatoform disorders and trauma in medically-admitted children, adolescents, and young adults: prevalence rates and psychosocial characteristics. Psychosomatics. 2014 Nov-Dec; 55(6):630-9.
  7. Gallagher KA, McKenna K, Ibeziako P. Feasibility and impact of multidisciplinary training of an evidence-based intervention within a pediatric psychiatry consultation service. Acad Psychiatry. 2014 Aug; 38(4):445-50.
  8. de Gusmão CM, Guerriero RM, Bernson-Leung ME, Pier D, Ibeziako PI, Bujoreanu S, Maski KP, Urion DK, Waugh JL. Functional neurological symptom disorders in a pediatric emergency room: diagnostic accuracy, features, and outcome. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Aug; 51(2):233-8.
  9. Kitts RL, Gallagher K, Ibeziako P, Bujoreanu S, Garcia G, Demaso DR. Parent and young adult satisfaction with psychiatry consultation services in a children's hospital. Psychosomatics. 2013 Nov-Dec; 54(6):575-84.
  10. Ibeziako PI, Belfer ML, Demaso DR. Implementing a global child mental health observership program in a children's hospital: lessons learned. Acad Psychiatry. 2012 Jul 01; 36(4):330-4.
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  12. Wren FJ, Foy JM, Ibeziako PI. Primary care management of child & adolescent depressive disorders. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2012 Apr; 21(2):401-19, ix-x.
  13. Ibeziako PI, DeMaso DR. In Klykylo WM, JL Kay, eds., Clinical Child Psychiatry. The Somatoform Disorders. 2012; 26:458-74.
  14. Ibeziako P, Bujoreanu S. Approach to psychosomatic illness in adolescents. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011 Aug; 23(4):384-9.
  15. Bujoreanu IS, Ibeziako P, Demaso DR. Psychiatric concerns in pediatric epilepsy. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2011 Aug; 58(4):973-88, xii.
  16. Bujoreanu IS, Ibeziako P, DeMaso DR. Psychiatric concerns in pediatric epilepsy. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2010 Apr; 19(2):371-86, x.
  17. Ibeziako PI, Bourne R, Shaw RJ, DeMaso DR. In Shaw RJ, DeMaso DR, eds., Textbook of Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine: Mental Health Consultation with Physically Ill Children. Washington DC: American Psychiatric Press, Inc. 2010; 4: 47-62. 2010.
  18. DeMaso DR, Rao S, Hirshberg J, Ibeziako PI. In Shaw RJ, DeMaso DR, eds., Textbook of Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine: Mental Health Consultation with Physically Ill Children. Heart disease. 2010; 21:319 - 328.
  19. Ibeziako P, Bella T, Omigbodun O, Belfer M. Teachers' perspectives of mental health needs in Nigerian schools. J Child Adolesc Ment Health. 2009 Dec; 21(2):147-56.
  20. Ibeziako PI, Omigbodun OO, Bella TT. Assessment of need for a school-based mental health programme in Nigeria: perspectives of school administrators. Int Rev Psychiatry. 2008 Jun; 20(3):271-80.
  21. Ibeziako PI, Omigbodun OO, Bella TT, Belfer M. A needs assessment for child mental health programs in primary schools in Ibadan Nigeria: Monograph and Executive Report for the Ministry of Education, Oyo State, Nigeria. 2008.
  22. Spratt EG, Ibeziako PI, DeMaso DR. Somatoform disorder, Medscape, 2011.
  23. Ibeziako PI, Bella TT, Omigbodun OO, Belfer M. Teacher’s perspectives of mental health needs in Nigerian schools. J Child Adolesc Mental Health 2009; 2: 147-156.
  24. Ibeziako PI, Shaw J, DeMaso DR. Psychosomatic illness. In Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, St. Geme J, Schor N, Behrman RE, eds., Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th Edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier 2011; 20: 67-69.
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