Melinda Lantz, MD Email Melinda Lantz
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
- Addiction Psychiatry
- Geriatric Psychiatry
- 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
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Brooklyn
- Dept of Psychiatry 212-420-2457 212-420-2457
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
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
Senior Faculty Award
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Faculty Council
The Heart Award
Mount Siani Beth Israel
New York Magazine
2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 2015
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