Dr. Melinda Lantz, MD

Psychiatry •  Female • Age 60
  
Dr. Lantz
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Mount Sinai Union Square

317 E 17th St New York, NY 10003

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Dr. Melinda Lantz, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in New York, NY and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Lantz has more experience with Psychotic Disorders and General Mental Health than other specialists in her area. She graduated from University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School medical school in 1986. She is affiliated with medical facilities Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Mount Sinai Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Lantz to book an appointment.


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Very nice and comforting. Her assistant Rosie is a real Gem. All is good after seeing her.
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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John P in Brooklyn, NY – Jan 18, 2020
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Very warm and everything she said was helpful. The medication she suggested helped but no hard sell about it.
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NY – Jun 30, 2019
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She made me feel so comfortable right away.
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May 15, 2019
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Very welcoming office with nice staff. The doctor is amazing. She helped my uncle so much.
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Apr 23, 2019
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We found her from NY Best Doctors and it’s true she certainly is.
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Broklyn – Feb 27, 2019
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She is lovely and took great care of both of my parents. Highly recommend Her assistant Rosie is the best
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New York – Feb 26, 2019
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She is very nice, very smart and very caring
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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New York, NY – Sep 29, 2018
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She is caring and kind
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Simonetjones@gmail.com in New York, NY – Sep 25, 2018
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Wonderful my brothers and I loved this MD
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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brian – Sep 25, 2018
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Loved her!!
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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  • Explained conditions well
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New York, NY – Sep 25, 2018
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I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Lantz. She is so calm and caring. And her office smells like lavender! It is very soothing and therapeutic. I highly recommend.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Apr 15, 2018
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She is very sweet and was right there to see us. She saw my mother and father and talked to us together for awhile and answered all of our questions. If you have an elderly relative you care about you, you should bring them to see her.
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Bronx, NY – Dec 06, 2017
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Caring for older and adults and their families with dignity and respect. 

Biography

Melinda S Lantz MD is Vice Chair and Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry for Mount Sinai Beth Israel. She serves as Program Director for the Geriatric Psychiatry...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1991
Albert Einstein College Med
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Montefiore Med Center
Residency Hospital
1989
Li Jewish Hillside Med Center
Residency Hospital
1987
Long Island Jewish Med Center
Internship Hospital
1986
University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Medical School
1982
Penn State University
Undergraduate School

Awards

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(212) 420-2457

Dr. Lantz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Emblem Health
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Prism Blue Priority EPO
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Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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PHCS Network PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Lantz

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Lantz treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Lantz treats other conditions, please contact the office at (212) 420-2457.

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 88% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Psychosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lantz treats Psychosis more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Lantz treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Schizophrenia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lantz treats Schizophrenia more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Lantz treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lantz treats Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Lantz treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

General Mental Health

General mental health includes management, treatment and prevention of mental illness through risk factor screenings, counseling, group therapy, and wellness support.Compare with other General Mental Health specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lantz performs Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only) more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Lantz performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

Bipolar Disorder
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lantz treats Bipolar Disorder more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Lantz treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Psychiatric Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lantz treats Psychiatric Diseases more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Lantz treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

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Dr. Lantz's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antipsychotic Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Lithium Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders

Locations

Mount Sinai Union Square

Department of Psychiatry317 E 17th St New York, NY 10003
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mount Sinai Beth Israel

New York, NY

58% Patient experience rating, 11% lower than the national average

Mount Sinai Hospital

New York, NY

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

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