Lois Macdonnell, MD
Education and training
• Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva Univesity, MD
• Beth Israel Medical Center, Internship
• New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Residency
• Joan & Stanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Fellowship
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Lois Macdonnell, MD
Dr. Macdonnell is a double-boarded psychiatrist with over 25 years of experience in adult psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry.
Dr. Macdonnell focuses on treating individuals with medication management. Supportive and interpersonal therapy is incorporated as needed. When additional therapy or longer sessions are necessary to enhance the individual’s treatment she invites a therapist to become a member of your care team.
Dr. Macdonnell attended undergraduate school at Manhattan School of Music earning a bachelor’s and master’s degree in violin performance and musicology. She then attended the City University of New York – Hunter College campus majoring in premedical sciences. Dr. Macdonnell attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York earning the degree of MD. She completed an internship in internal medicine before entering psychiatry residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital – Westchester Division. After completing her residency, she stayed on an additional year completing a fellowship in geriatric psychiatry. She was promoted to Attending Psychiatrist and Unit Chief of the Geriatric Partial Hospital Program. After two years in academic psychiatry, she entered private practice in New York and Connecticut for 8 years. She then served 2 years in the National Health Service providing outpatient care to an underserved area in central Florida. Moving to Georgia she has worked in private practice and academic psychiatry at Mercer University College of Medicine before moving on to Veteran’s care at Atlanta VA and Carl Vinson VA Medical Center.
While Dr. Macdonnell has a wide range of experience she focuses on general adult psychiatry.
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