The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Montefiore Medical Center is recognized as one of the best in the nation. It fuses together a unique blend of extraordinary physicians, clincians and physicians, and exceptional educational and research resources to help patients cope with mental health disorders. We provide the highest quality care and the safest, most effective solutions to patients of all ages by integrating the latest advances in science and research into new treatment developments.
Our reputation and state-of-the-art psychiatric and neuro-psychiatric programs draw patients from all over the nation.
With specialized knowledge of a full range of clinical services, we deliver a precise diagnosis and carefully determine the most appropriate, customized treatment for each person. Our physicians discuss all available options with patients, and establish a mutual agreement on the best approach to achieving their goals.
At the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, we provide comprehensive care for a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient services, emergency and crisis intervention programs. We are also available for expert psychiatric consultation services for hospitalization or outpatient needs.
The physicians at our inpatient program focus on evaluating and stabilizing patients for an array of conditions, including:
Our outpatient services are for those who have achieved some stability, but still require additional therapy for psychiatric symptoms. Our specialty outpatient programs offer treatment for many concerns, such as:
Members of our treatment team includes: psychiatrists, psychologists and neuropsychologists, nurses, and licensed clinical social workers who all meet rigorous requirements at Montefiore to ensure each patient experiences the best possible care. To learn more about our inpatient and outpatient services, visit the "Services and Treatments" page.
Our 2020 Highlights document the remarkable innovations in research, treatment and care we made last year.
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