“Anything you do, let it come from you. Then it will be new. Give us more to see…” - Stephen Sondheim.
• Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, MD
• Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Residency
Dr. Andrew Lelin is a board-certified Psychiatrist in Adult Psychiatry. He received his bachelor's from Johns Hopkins University as well as his master's in Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics from Stony Brook University. He then when on to receive his Medical Degree from Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine before going on to complete his residency at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine. There he completed his training in advanced psychopharmacology with diverse patient populations. Dr. Lelin also has an in-depth education in various psychotherapeutic modalities including psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, habit-reversal, and cognitive processing therapies, which he continues to incorporate into his daily practice. After completing training, he went on to provide inpatient consultation and crisis intervention services in New York City.
From these experiences, Dr. Lelin has developed a unique approach to treating anxiety, depression, bipolar, OCD, and trauma-based, as well as other psychiatric conditions. He employs an approach based on creating a compassionate and humanistic space for patients, to meet a patient’s own goals and values to help guide treatment. He starts with a detailed initial evaluation with thorough follow-ups in order to carefully navigate the dual prongs of over and underdiagnosing. He has a particular passion for treating young adults, LGBTQ+ mental health, patients with complex medical issues, and life transitions.