Dr. Paez was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. He went to medical school at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in the Dominican Republic, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. During his time in medical school, he volunteered at the local psychiatric hospital and worked to de-stigmatize mental health in the Dominican community. After finishing medical school, he trained in CBT, Motivational Interviewing, and PCIT. He worked as a psychotherapist in Philadelphia for four years before starting his residency in adult psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Elmhurst), New York City. He served as chief resident in his adult program before joining the Yale Child Study Center for child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship. He currently serves as one of the Chief Fellows.
Education & Training
- Adult PsychiatryIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Elmhurst (2020)
- MDUniversidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) (2012)