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Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.

The Elizabeth Plank Althouse Professor in Alzheimer’s ResearchDr. Constantine Lyketsos
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center


Dr. Constantine Lyketsos is the Elizabeth Plank Althouse Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He is chair of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and vice chair of psychiatry for Johns Hopkins Medicine. He is the director of the Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center.

Dr. Lyketsos has been cited in “America’s Top Doctors” and “Best Doctor in America.”  He has been elected to the membership of the American College of Psychiatrists, the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and as Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He has authored more than 350 publications, book chapters, and commentaries, and guest edited several journal special issues.

An expert in the care and treatment of patients with Alzheimer’s and related dementias, he has carried out pioneering work regarding the epidemiology and treatment of neuropsychiatric features of Alzheimer’s disease. His team is developing methods to accelerate treatment development for Alzheimer’s using biomarkers and designing and implementing innovative clinical trials for the treatment of Alzheimer’s.

A graduate of Northwestern University and of Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, he holds a master’s degree in epidemiology and a certificate in the business of medicine, both from Johns Hopkins University.


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