Dr. Jay Lombard is a medical doctor in private practice in neurology and neuropsychiatry, who employs traditional and complementary medicine approaches in treating a wide spectrum of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders. Dr. Lombard is Chief Scientific Officer and Medical Director for Genomind, responsible for scientific research and development, as well as medical leadership and clinical oversight.
He is the former Chief of Neurology and head of the Stroke Department at Bronx Lebanon Hospital and is a nationally recognized leader in neuropsychiatry practice, research and thought. Dr. Lombard is the former Director of the Brain Behavior Center in Rockland County, New York. Dr. Lombard is an Associate Professor of Neurology at Touro Medical College and former Director of Medical Education. He is also the Clinical Instructor of Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University. He also served as Chief of Neurology at Westchester Square Hospital in New York, and has been named an outstanding New York physician in various professional surveys.
Dr. Lombard is also regarded as a leading expert about the role of nutrition in brain function. He is the author of several critically acclaimed books, including Freedom from Disease, Balance Your Brain, and The Brain Wellness Plan. Dr. Lombard was one of the first researchers to propose that autism was linked to mitochondrial function. He has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally on the role of nutrition in brain function and has extensive experience as a medical advisor to the pharmaceutical and dietary supplement industries. A member of the Medical Advisory Panel for the Cure Autism Now Foundation, he has lectured extensively on both the neurobiology of the autistic syndrome and on the application of complementary medicine in neurological disorders.