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Christian Lachner, M.D.

  1. Geriatric Psychiatrist
  2. Neuropsychiatrist


  1. Jacksonville, Florida



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Christian Lachner, M.D., is a consultant with the Departments of Neurology, Neurologic Surgery and Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic in Florida. Dr. Lachner is certified in Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Neuropsychiatry & Behavioral Neurology. His clinical focus includes the evaluation and treatment of neurocognitive disorders such as mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer disease & related dementias (Lewy body disease, Vascular Cognitive Impairment, Frontotemporal lobar degeneration syndromes, etc.). Dr. Lachner also specializes in the evaluation and management of neuropsychiatric symptoms (i.e., psychiatric manifestations of neurological disorders) such as non-motor aspects of Parkinson's disease, stroke, brain tumors, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and encephalitis.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Lachner is active in clinical research and serves both as principal investigator, as well as a co-investigator, on several studies related to Brain Health, Aging, and Alzheimer disease & related dementias (ADRD). Dr. Lachner is also a certified member of the Institute on Methods and Protocols for Advancement of Clinical Trials in ADRD (IMPACT-AD).

Dr. Lachner is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology with interest in better understanding brain health and resilience, neurodegenerative diseases, and brain-derived mechanisms leading to neuropsychiatric syndromes. He has published work in these areas, and has an active role in education, providing lectures and supervision to trainees, as well as participating in national and international professional meetings.

  • Alzheimer disease & related dementias
  • Neuropsychiatric disorders
  • Late Life disorders
  1. 2004
    Fellow - Geriatric PsychiatryUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
  2. 2003
    Residency - PsychiatryUniversity of Maryland Medical Center
  3. 2000
    Internship - Preliminary Internal MedicineMercy Catholic Medical Center
  4. 1998
    MDUniversidad de Costa Rica
  5. 1997
    Transitional Internship - Primary Care, Surgery, OBGYN, Pediatrics, Internal MedicineUniversidad de Costa Rica


  1. 2012
    Behavioral Neurology & NeuropsychiatryUnited Council of Neurologic Subspecialities
  2. 2006
    Geriatric PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  3. 2004
    PsychiatryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Alzheimer's disease Research Center (ADRC) Research and Education Core (REC) TraineeMayo Clinic in Florida
  2. 2003
    Chief ResidentUniversity of Maryland Medical Center

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  2. 2021 - present
    Volunteer EducatorAlzheimer's Association
  3. 2020 - present
    MemberThe Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer Research and Treatment
  4. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Neuropsychiatric Association
  5. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Geriatric Psychiatry