Stephan J. Quentzel, M.D., M.A. feels blessed to be a caregiver.
Dr. Quentzel is triple board certified in psychiatry, family medicine and holistic medicine, and he practices with a comprehensive view of the patient. As Medical Director of The Louis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine, where he provides clinical management of a unified bio-psycho-musical service geared to the health needs of musicians, and as a private practitioner, all in NYC, he employs an “all things are connected” strategy.
Within clinical psychiatry, Stephan Quentzel specializes in psychopharmacology, supportive psychotherapies and lifestyle change, holistic care, psychosomatic and mind-body medicine, brain health, addiction treatment, women’s mental health, and adolescent psychiatry.
Dr. Quentzel functions as well to frequently teach psychiatrists to pursue best practices approaches to mental health care.
Stephan Quentzel appears on many television news broadcasts, is known to radio and internet audiences across the country, and is published and referenced in a myriad of periodicals. He has given close to 2000 public presentations and medical lectures.
As Co-Founder and President of the organization GotoHealth!, Dr. Quentzel looks to educate the public on a broad spectrum of physical, mental and social health concerns.
Stephan Quentzel is assistant clinical professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Beth Israel Medical Center, and he is a senior clinician connected to the Continuum Center for Health and Healing. He graduated from the University of Illinois with the degrees of M.D. and M.A. in health policy.
Dr. Quentzel considers it a remarkable privilege to be a physician, he believes in a humanistic practice of medicine/psychiatry, and he hopes that he makes a difference.
Medical School - University of Illinois
Beth Israel Medical Center, Residency in Psychiatry
Beth Israel Medical Center, Institute for Family Health, Residency in Urban Family Practice
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
Awards and Publications
Arnold Winston, MD Award - for excellence as psychiatry resident
Citation for Outstanding Service to Graduate Medical Education
Mead Johnson Awards for Graduate Education
Outstanding Young Men of America
Journal of Women’s Health - "Managing Depression in Primary Care"
Clinical Psychiatry News - "Should the Patient Take the Lead in the Treatment of Depression?”
Mental Health News - “Pregnant and Troubled Teens: A New Approach”
Developments in Music Therapy Practice: Case Study Perspectives - "The Case of Paula: Music Psychotherapy with a Musician
Psychosomatics - "Aggressive Lithium Treatment for Mania in a Hemodialysis Patient with End Stage Renal Disease"
Music and Medicine - "An Integrative Bio-Psycho-Musical Assessment Model for the Treatment of Musicians"
Business and Health - "Experimental Treatment: Who Pays?"
Allegro - "Duet for Music and Medicine"
Music, the Breath & Health: Advances in Integrative Music Therapy - "Music and Breath: Future Implications