The Department of Psychiatry Consult-Liaison Service assists patients on the Medical, Surgical, Obstetrics-Gynecology and Emergency Department Services, their families and professional caregivers.
Services may include:
The Service consists of three attending psychiatrists who are board certified in Psychosomatic Medicine (Consultation-Liaison psychiatry); New York University Department of Psychiatry PGY IV residents; Downstate Medical School MSIII medical students; and Lenox Hill Department of Psychiatry psychology interns.
Consultation requests are made by attending and house staff physicians on the Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Emergency Department Services. Patients and family members may also request a psychiatric consultation from these physicians.
Requests are made by calling (212) 434-2810 or (212) 434-2830 during weekdays.
Nights and weekends, the psychiatry Doctor on Call can be reached by calling the Lenox Hill Hospital page operator.