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

Dr. Constantine Lyketsos

The Elizabeth Plank Althouse Professor
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry,
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Vice Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Co-Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry
Director, Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center

Main Office Address

The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
5300 Alpha Commons Drive
Alpha Commons Building, 4th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21224


Joan Nicaise, Executive Assistant

Phone: 410-550-0062
Fax: 410-550-1407

Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center
For Clinic Appointment
Phone: 410-550-6337
Fax: 410-550-5992




Northwestern University



Washington University



Johns Hopkins University


Psychiatry/Medicine Intern 

Francis Scott Key Medical Center


Psychiatry Resident

Johns Hopkins Hospital


Psychiatric Epidemiology/Neuropsychiatry

Johns Hopkins University

Professional Interests

  • Psychiatric disorders in old age, and in patients with coarse brain disease (neuropsychiatry)
  • Dementia, Alzheimer's, stroke, traumatic brain injury, HIV/AIDS
  • Mood disorders in the above
  • Epidemiology, clinical epidemiology, and clinical trials
  • Assisted Living and nursing home research

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Click here for articles from the Psychiatry Department Newsletter about Dr. Lyketsos and the work of his team.

Selected Publications

Steffens DC, Otey E, Alexopoulos GS, Butters MA, Cuthbert B, Ganguli M, Geda Y, Hendrie HC, Krishnan RR, Kumar A, Lopez OL, Lyketsos CG, et al. Perspectives on Depression, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Cognitive Decline. Arch Gen Psychiatry 2006; 63:130-138.  

Lyketsos CG, Colenda C, Beck C, Blank K, Doriaswamy M, Kalunian D, Yaffe K. Position statement of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry regarding principles of care for patients with dementia due to Alzheimer's disease. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2006;14(7):561-72. 

Rosenberg PR, Johnston D, Lyketsos CG. A Clinical Approach to Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Am J Psychiatry 2006; 163(11): 1884-1890. 

Schneider LS, Tariot PN, Dagerman KS, Davis SM, Hsiao JK, Ismail MS, Lebowitz BD, Lyketsos CG, Ryan JM, Stroup TS, Sultzer DL, Weintraub D, Lieberman JA, for the Clinical Antipsychotic Trials of Intervention Effectiveness Alzheimers Disease (CATIE-AD) investigators. Effectiveness of Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs for Patients with Alzheimers Disease. N Engl J Med 2006 Oct 12;355(15):1525-38.  

Lyketsos CG. Lessons from Neuropsychiatry. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2006; 18(4): 445-449.

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