Published Date: 04/25/2022
New York State Clinicians will be able to discuss the ways to identify HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorder (HAND) in patients, and how to differentiate HAND from depression.
Dr. Max Lichtenstein completed medical school at St. Georges University and General Psychiatry Residency and Chief Residency at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, NY. He then completed a Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship at Icahn School of Medicine – Mount Sinai specializing on HIV psychiatry, transplant psychiatry, psycho-oncology and transgender psychiatry. Throughout his career he has focused on providing psychiatric services to the LGBTQ community as well as those who are living with HIV. Dr. Lichtenstein has been integral in providing ongoing education, locally and at national, on HIV neurocognitive disorders and transgender health. He has been a leader in providing service at the HEAT clinic in Brooklyn which services HIV positive and transgender teens and young adults. Dr. Lichtenstein is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology