Psychiatry
920 48th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Phone: (718) 283-8100


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Psychiatry

 
Maimonides Medical Center has developed an outstanding reputation for multidisciplinary psychiatric care and provides an extensive range of mental healthcare services. Under the leadership of Scot McAfee, MD, Chair of Psychiatry, the department offers comprehensive assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic services to meet the mental health and developmental needs of children, adults and families in Brooklyn and beyond.

Rapid Access Clinic
(718) 283-8100


The Rapid Access Clinic provides adults in the community with an intake evaluation service. Patients and referring agencies can call for an appointment between 8am-4pm, Monday to Friday. 

Adult Outpatient Service
(718) 283-7800


The Adult Outpatient Service provides mental health services to adults over the age of 18. Many of our clinicians are bilingual. Services provided include:

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Medication Management
  • Group Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention 


Child and Adolescent Outpatient Service
(718) 283-8128

The Child and Adolescent Outpatient Service provides mental health care to children and adolescents (up to the age of 18) and their families.  Our goal is to help children and adolescents function in the family, school and community at the highest possible level and to maximize each child’s potential.  Each summer we run the HUG respite program for our on-going outpatients. We also provide outreach services to schools in the community.

Wellness and Recovery Service
(718) 283-7830 for English
(718) 283-8078 for Spanish


The service is a dynamic, voluntary, group therapy-focused program providing treatment for patients diagnosed with acute or chronic mental illness. The multidisciplinary clinical team, consisting of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, mental health workers and other support staff, assists patients in developing the social and emotional skills necessary to cope effectively in a community environment. The enhancement of patient strengths and functional self-awareness is emphasized in order to reduce relapse and the need for subsequent hospitalization.

In addition to traditional individual and group psychotherapy, and medication management, there are many specialized activity and therapy groups, including family therapy. Informal socialization opportunities are available during meals (breakfast and lunch are served to all patients) and at other times. Specific treatment programs are available for Russian and Spanish Speaking patients.

Consultation and Emergency Psychiatry Service
(718) 283-7841 

The Consultation and Emergency Psychiatry Service provides psychiatric consultations for adult medical and surgical inpatients. Psychiatric assessments are also provided in the Emergency Department.

Psychiatric Inpatient Services

CMHC 4th Floor Inpatient Unit
(718) 283-7850

Jane B. Aron 6th Floor Inpatient Unit
(718) 283-8491

Our psychiatric inpatient services are comprised of two units. Each of these units provides acute care of patients age 18 and older who are in need of hospitalization. In addition to 24-hour nursing care, services include: individual, group and family therapies, psychopharmacology, psychological testing, electroconvulsive therapy, and dance, music and art therapies.

LEADERSHIP

McAfee, Scot MD
Chair
Department of Psychiatry
(718) 283-78227

Malavade, Kishor MD
Vice Chair for Acute Care
Department of Psychiatry
(718) 283-7844


Poblaguyev, Tatyana MD
Vice Chair for Ambulatory Services
Department of Psychiatry
(718) 283-8497



Alvarado, George MD
Specialty:
  • Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-8128
Kononchuk, Vlad MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-8100
Berkowitz, Howard MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7836
Lops, John DO
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-8128
Bodic, Maria MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7800
Malloy, Kathleen MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-8132
Carmody, Joseph MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-8181
Nagornaia, Tatyana MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7800
Clark, Rita MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 282-6311
Cordoba, Basilio MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7871
Ruoti, Rocco MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7850
Coste, Ramona MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-1922
Santos, Manuel MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-8121
Dalao-Gagan, Erlinda MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7800
Schwarz, Melanie MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7843
Escallon, Alberto MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-8124
Shuster, Moises MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 832-0772
Eschenbach, Suzanne MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-8100
Squitieri, Joseph DO
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-8491
Geelan, Caroline DO
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7800
Taub, Abraham DO
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7892
Goel, Nidhi MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7369
Tien, Elizabeth MD
Specialty:
  • Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
(718) 283-8128
Harris Jr., Kenneth MD
Specialty:
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-8192
Torrijos, Jose MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-8100
Husain, Jaweed MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-6973
Trakhtman, Alexander MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-6972
Kipping, Travis MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7800
Wang, Jing MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7850
Klebanov, Vladimir MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 998-8585
Yamins, David MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-8100
Kolodny, Andrew MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7557
Yong, Mo Juin MD
Specialty:
  • Psychiatry
(718) 283-7800
   
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