Lanre Dokun, M.D.

Doctor Dokun is an Ivy League educated physician who received his bachelor's degree from Brown University and his medical degree from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is an accomplished clinician, teacher, and humanitarian.

While working at The Mount Sinai Hospital he was chosen as Teacher of the Year, helped establish and run a free mental health clinic, and contributed to The Mount Sinai Experts Guide in Psychiatry with a chapter focusing on the impact of culture and ethnicity on the impact of psycho-active medications. Doctor Dokun was chosen by the APA as a SAMHSA Minority Fellow for his continued efforts in the East Harlem Community. He regularly supervises medical students in the care of psychiatric patients. Prior to working at The Mount Sinai Hospital, he taught a course at the University of Pennsylvania’s Social Learning Disorders Program, researched the connections between HIV and psychiatric illness and led a group therapy treatment to help young adults have more meaningful personal relationships.

More recently Doctor Dokun has been working as a consultant to the Ministry of Health of Belize and continues to supervise Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners in medication management and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.