Integrative Medicine Specialist , Psychiatrist
Barbara Bartlik, M.D. is a recognized clinician, teacher, and author in integrative medicine, psychiatry, and sexual health.
Dr. Barbara Bartlik is a psychiatrist in private practice in Manhattan who is rated as one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. She has been in practice for more than 30 years. Dr. Bartlik is a recognized authority in integrative medicine, psychiatry, and sexual health. She treats men, women and couples with depression, anxiety, and a range of psychiatric issues and relationship problems, sexual dysfunction, hormonally-related concerns, weight management issues, and those seeking to strengthen general health and wellness. Dr. Bartlik graduated summa cum laude from the University of Hartford in 1977, and with honors from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1981, where she studied neurology with the late Dr. Oliver Sacks. She completed her psychiatry residency, chief residency, and research fellowship at New York University Medical Center / Bellevue Hospital (now NYU Langone Health). She went on to become an associate in the practice of the late pioneering sex therapist, Helen Singer Kaplan, M.D. and treated severely mentally ill patients at Manhattan Psychiatric Center in the New York State Office of Mental Health. Dr. Bartlik is board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and holds additional certifications in integrative medicine from the American Board of Physician Specialties. She was named a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association in 20019 and a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Dr. Bartlik applies a holistic, integrative medical approach to treatment that emphasizes lifestyle and nutritional strategies, and seeks to minimize the use of pharmaceuticals. She uses laboratory tests to measure hormones, nutrients, genetic abnormalities, and toxins to uncover imbalances that contribute to medical and emotional problems, which she addresses through conventional treatments as well as dietary change, nutritional supplementation, and the elimination of toxins and other factors.