Dr. Benetos is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with expertise in adult, geriatric and neuro-psychiatry. She completed medical school at NY College of Osteopathic Medicine. She began residency training in General Surgery at Northwell University Medical Center. During that time, an interest in the interaction between medical-neurological disease and mental illness led to the study of psychiatry. Dr. Benetos completed psychiatric residency at Zucker Hillside Psychiatric Hospital at LIJ Medical Center followed by a Geriatric Psychiatric Fellowship at Zucker Hillside Hospital. Currently, Dr. Benetos is responsible for the acute care of psychiatric patients at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in the inpatient, medical, and emergency department settings while fostering the education of medical students. Dr. Benetos treats mood, substance, psychotic and dementia-related disorders. Dr. Benetos is devoted to the complete recovery of the patient’s mind, body and soul.