Dr. Carmencita Lanez, MD
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Psychiatry | Female

Biography

Dr. Carmencita Lanez, MD is a psychiatry doctor who practices in Hopelawn, NJ. She has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Lanez is affiliated with Raritan Bay Medical Center - Old Bridge and Raritan Bay Medical Center.

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Dr. Lanez's Reviews

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2.8
based on 33 total surveys (8 with reviews)
Dr. Lanez's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (8)
Metuchen, NJ |
Dr. Carmencita Lanez has been treating me for about 3 years. She has been treating me for attention and memory issues, and anxiety and depression. My parents live in a different country and I have had trouble sleeping due to the anxiety this has caused me, and his medications together with insights have helped me cope. I have already recommended her to 2 of my friends.
New York, NY |
I have been seeing Dr. Lanez for several years now. I travel far just to see her. I highly recommend her. She's intelligent and knowledgeable.
in Metuchen, NJ |
I was initially hesitant to visit Dr. Lanez based on the reviews, but I'm extremely happy that I decided to see her. She is extremely knowledgeable and helped me and my family. I'm not sure why many of these reviewers are looking for someone who coddles them or is "nice". I care more about competency. Dr. lanez might be direct and not "nice", but she knows her stuff.
Avenel, NJ |
Nice lady but not very involved with patient. Each time I have visited over 3 years, it seems like a first visit as she doesn't recall personal info. She comes off distant and prescribes medication very easily. I have had to decline suggested medications as I don't want to become too dependent. Office staff is the most challenging part of the practice. They have been unhelpful, defensive, and argumentative when trying to reschedule an appointment. Sadly, I will need to go elsewhere.
in Freehold, NJ |
Nothing short of terrible. She treated my 13 yr old daughter. She not only misdiagnosed her but had her on so many medications, she felt nauseous and sick all the time. She never listened to my child or us and just kept pushing medications. She should have her license revoked. Do yourself or your child a favor and find another Doctor!
Woodbridge, NJ |
I would highly recommend Dr. C. T. Lanez . She is caring and has helped improve my life tremendously.
Woodbridge, NJ |
Dr. Lanez was a very cold and distant individual which made for a horrible doctor. AFter being diagnosed with a disorder I found her unwilling and incapable of doing anything other than writing prescriptions. I would not even send my worst enemy to this woman.
She doesn't listen. Just looks at her screen, and uses surveys to diagnose patients. Doesn't even bother to ask follow up questions or even try to diagnose herself. Would NOT recommend. If you need meds soon, go to her until you can find a real doctor. But look into the meds she gives, she doesn't seem to have much knowledge about personalized treatment planning.
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Dr. Lanez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Suicidal Ideation

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Ancora Psychiatric Hosp
    Cabrini Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Procedures Performed

  • Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation