Dr. Burton Lerner is a psychiatrist practicing in New York, NY. Dr. Lerner is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Lerner diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Lerner may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Lerner treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Education and Training
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons 1957
Columbia Univ Coll of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 1957
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
- Ny State Psych Inst, Psychiatry; Nyu Hospitals Center, Internal Medicine
- Presby Hosp/Ny Psy Inst
- New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus)/New York State Psychiatric Institute Program
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