Jeffrey DeSarbo


Jeffrey DeSarbo, D.O. is a physician, psychiatrist and Medical Director of ED-180 Eating Disorder Treatment Programs in Garden City, N.Y., one of the largest private treatment centers in the country. Dr. DeSarbo specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and is an IAEDP certified supervisor overseeing the specialized training of other clinicians in the field. Dr. DeSarbo's special interest is with the bio-neurological correlates of eating disorders and mental health disorders and translating the published scientific research into information that treatment providers, patients and families can use to improve treatment and recovery. Dr. DeSarbo currently has an upcoming (June 2022) breakthrough book: Translating ED:Demystifying the Neuro-Biology of Eating Disorders: a 15-year project that examines the biological and neuro-imaging studies conducted over the past 25 years on patients with eating disorders and the impact that an eating disorder has on the brain, its functioning, and its ability to respond to treatment.