Dr. Carmencita Lanez, MD

Dr. Carmencita Lanez, MD

Psychiatry  |  
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Dr. Carmencita Lanez, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Hopelawn, NJ and has been practicing for 40 years. She graduated from University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in psychiatry.

201-205 New Brunswick Ave

Hopelawn, NJ 08861

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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Eating Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bipolar Disorder
very high
more than 98% of peers

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  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Dr. Lanez does not have any board certifications listed.


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


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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Ancora Psychiatric Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cabrini Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lanez has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lanez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lanez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lanez to family and friends
based on 33 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lanez's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (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...more
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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.
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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...more
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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. ...more
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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...more
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This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Dr. Lanez accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Lanez has admitting privileges

Raritan Bay Medical Center
530 New Brunswick Ave
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
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Raritan Bay Medical Center - Old Bridge
1 Hospital Plz
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
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