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Healthcare Directory—Jeffrey M. Lyness MD

Last directory upload February-23-2020

Jeffrey M. Lyness MD

Jeffrey M. Lyness MD

Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry
Psychiatry & Neurology, Geriatric Psychiatry

Medical School / Professional School:
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology-Geriatric Psychiatry
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology-Psychiatry

Dr. Lyness is Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is Professor of Psychiatry & Neurology in the Department of Psychiatry. He previously had served as Director of Curriculum and as Medical Director for Continuing Medical Education for the UR medical school. His research activities have related in one way or another to the relationships between depression and medical illnesses in later life, and have been supported by grants from NIMH, NARSAD, and industry. Dr. Lyness received his M.D. degree with Honor and with Distinction in Research from the University of Rochester, completed his internship in internal medicine there, and then was a psychiatry resident at Yale University. He completed clinical and research fellowship training in the Geriatric Psychiatry Program at Rochester. He has published journal articles, book chapters, and books, and he has been fortunate to receive several awards for his clinical, teaching, and scholarly efforts.


Department of Psychiatric Clinical Group University of Rochester

601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester New York 14642
Monroe County
Phone: 585-275-7903
Fax:      585-273-1066

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