Melanie Schwarz, M.D.




Psychiatrist, Director of Mental Health for LVAD at Maimonides Medical Center

Description of Practice/Services Offered

Dr. Schwarz’s private practice focuses on reproductive psychiatry. She provides medical supervision and prescription services as well as talk therapy. While her focus is on women dealing with reproductive health issues and postpartum mental health, depression and anxiety. Dr. Schwarz also provides general psychiatric services. She has significant experience in the psychiatric support for patients of MS, chronic diseases, and post-operative adjustment issues. 
Melanie Schwarz, M.D. is a private practice psychiatrist focused on reproductive psychiatry and the psychology and medical treatment of women. She has lengthy and diverse experience with patients in this arena dealing with reproductive depression, anxiety and other issues.
Additionally, Dr. Schwarz has a history of treating patients with chronic illness such as MS.
Dr. Schwarz further serves as a senior attending physician at Maimonides Medical Center where she is focused on Consulting Psychiatry with the LVAD (Left ventricular assisted device) program. She is also currently president of the Society of Consulting Psychiatrist in New York City.
Dr. Schwarz graduated from the Einstein School of Medicine in 1995. She has served on the staffs of Bellevue Hospital, NYU, Lenox Hill, and Maimonides Medical Center.

Areas of Research/Publications

Dr. Schwarz has published multiple papers on Consultative Psychiatry as well as authoring medical textbook chapters on the subject.

Professional Education and Certifications

M.D., Einstein School of Medicine
Board Certified, Psychosomatic Psychiatry

_ Contact_____________________________________________________________________

Location: Park Slope, Brooklyn; Flatiron District, Manhattan 
Phone: (212) 477-0158 

Appointment Scheduling: call or email to schedule an appointment
Office Hours: Office Hours vary by location. Contact Dr. Schwarz for current availability
Insurances Accepted: None. Receipts provided for all services