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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mala Iyer, Neurologist, Psychiatrist is Excellent. Dr. Iyer has been reviewed by 28 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Mala Iyer, MD is board certified in Psychiatry.

  • She has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Iyer graduated from Grant Medical College, Mumbai. She has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014 - 2015)


Dr. Iyer has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • John T Mather Memorial Hospital 
  • St Charles Hospital & Rehab Ctr. 


  • Kannada
  • Farsi
  • Spanish
  • Tamil
  • Urdu
  • Hindi

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Additional Information
Dr. Mala Iyer MD is a female Psychiatrist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Mala Iyer practice?
Dr. Mala Iyer has 1 office location.
Dr. Mala Iyer practices Psychiatry near Lake Grove, NY.
See Lake Grove Psychiatrists.