Dr. Melinda Lantz, MD

Dr. Melinda Lantz, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Melinda Lantz, MD is a geriatric 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 geriatric psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.Read her story

317 E 17th St Rm 4

New York, NY 10003

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  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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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

About Me

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

Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • 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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She is truly a great doctor but is mostly warm and soooo caring. She helped my mother very much.
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She is very nice, very smart and very caring
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She is an amazing doctor who really cares about people.
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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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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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