Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - New York City - Montefiore Medical Center

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.

Caring Support During Difficult Times

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.

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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:

  • Depressive Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar and Mood Disorder
  • Psychotic Spectrum Disorders
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Trauma-Related Disorders

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:

  • A full range of alcohol or other substance abuse use disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Memory disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar and Mood Disorder
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorders in Children and Adolscent
  • Adolescent suicide and depression

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.

Montefiore-Einstein Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 2021 highlights

Our 2021 Highlights document the remarkable innovations in research, treatment and care we made last year.


Annual ambulatory visits


Inpatient discharges

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Psychiatry Consultations across Inpatient Units and Emergency Departments

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