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Dr. Melinda Lantz, MD

Psychiatry ·  Female · Age 59

Dr. Lantz

Mount Sinai Union Square

317 E 17th St Rm 4 New York, NY 10003

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Dr. Melinda Lantz, MD is a psychiatry specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1986 and specializes in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry.


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So nice, so calm and helpful. Her whole office is so soothing.
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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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She made me feel so comfortable right away.
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Very welcoming office with nice staff. The doctor is amazing. She helped my uncle so much.
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We found her from NY Best Doctors and it’s true she certainly is.
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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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She is very nice, very smart and very caring
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She is caring and kind
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Wonderful my brothers and I loved this MD
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Loved her!!
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About Me

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

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
1991
1990
1989
1987
1986
1982

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(212) 420-2457

Dr. Lantz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Cigna
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lantz's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

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

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

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

Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
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Treatment Frequency

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

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

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
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • 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

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57% Patient experience rating, 12% lower than the national average

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average