Sahar Zaidi

Lorenzo M. Santos, MD

Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist

Works with: Adult
Specializes in: Psychiatry

Dr. Santos graduated from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and completed his internship year with Mount Sinai School of Medicine at Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, NJ. After completing medical school, he completed his residency training at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in NYC. Complemented his training with clinical rotations at Cornell’s New York Presbyterian Hospital and attending lectures at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education of NYU. Since completing residency Dr. Santos has practiced clinical psychiatry in community clinic settings in NY and with Kaiser Permanente after moving to the DMV area. In residency and post residency practice he has provided high quality care in culturally diverse communities. Dr. Santos understands that choosing and seeing a psychiatrist can be stressful. He strives to provide a welcoming environment where patients can feel free to reflect on and discuss difficult issues in an atmosphere of peace, away from demands and concerns outside. Instead of “med checks,” Dr. Santos’ practice focuses on personalized approach tat takes into account both the psychology, biology and lifestyle of each individual patient when determining the best method of treatment. Dr. Santos believes that, whether dealing with relationship difficulties or complex mood disorders, the most successful treatments integrate therapy, mindfulness, and medication, when necessary, to provide the most effective solutions for his patients.