Doctor Peter Lobl
Dr. Lobl is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in New York City and an Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. He also works as faculty in the Harlem Family Medicine Residency at The Institute for Family Health where he teaches medical residents about the impact of psychosocial factors on patient health. As part of his work in the residency, Dr. Lobl has, for the past 5 years, co-facilitated support groups and Balint groups and presented didactics on a wide array of subjects related to physician – patient communications.
Dr. Lobl is a graduate of the Clinical Psychology Doctoral at Teachers College – Columbia University. Following graduation, he completed a postdoctoral Fellowship at the Addiction Institute of New York. He then worked for six years as a Supervising Psychologist at the Center for Intensive Treatment of Personality Disorders at Mount Sinai West.
Prior to his current career, Dr. Lobl worked in the legal field. He is a graduate of Duke University School of Law and worked thereafter as an Associate for several large law firms including the Dallas offices of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld; the Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City offices of Clifford Chance; and the DC offices of Shaw Pittman (now Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman).
As part of his practice, Dr. Lobl works often with patients facing issues of cross cultural assimilation and acculturation. Dr. Lobl has lived and worked in different cultures and is fluent in French. His doctoral dissertation concerned the impact of wives’ relative income on marital closeness across different cultural contexts. For the research on his dissertation, Dr. Lobl collected data from married women and men living in the U.S., Vietnam, and France. The results of this study showed that culture has a significant effect on marital closeness.
For more information on Dr. Lobl, please visit the Mount Sinai Hospital website at https://www.mountsinai.org/