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    • Position
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
    • Specialties
    • Psychiatry
    • Geriatric Psychiatry
    • Addiction Psychiatry
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital

Melinda S Lantz MD is Vice Chair and Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry for Mount Sinai Beth Israel.
She is the Program Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program and the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship programs fr Mount Sinai Beth Israel. Dr. Lantz is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr. Lantz has served as President and member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry. She is the author of numerous publications and presentations in the area of dementia care and late life mental illness. Dr. Lantz is interested in Integrative Medicine and Psychiatry.

Her clinical focus is Geriatric psychiatry and Dementia related symptoms.

Awards include The Icahn School at Mount Sinai Faculty Council Senior Educator Award 2020, The Mount Sinai Beth Israel Heart Award 2019, Best Doctors of New York 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015


Geriatric Psychiatry
Addiction Psychiatry
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MD, Univ of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ

Residency, Clinical Psychiatry
Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Fellowship, Clinical Psychiatry
Albert Einstein College of Medicine