Joseph S. Goveas, M.D.
Joseph Goveas, MD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Dr. Goveas completed his medical training at the Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India, his general adult psychiatry residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, and a geriatric psychiatry fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Goveas has been at the Medical College of Wisconsin since 2006, and has received several honors and awards. In 2007, he was the recipient of the department's Golden Apple Teaching Award, was a participant of the NIMH-supported summer research institute in geriatric psychiatry, and currently is a MCW clinical scholar, an NIH-funded K30 program. He also chaired the geriatric psychiatry fellowship development committee that resulted in the ACGME approval of the newly accredited geriatric psychiatry fellowship at MCW.
Dr. Goveas's academic interests include geriatric psychiatry, psychiatric manifestations of neurodegenerative diseases, psychiatric issues at long-term care facilities, and psychopharmacology.
A few publications include:
1. Goveas JS, Csernansky JG, Coccaro EF. Platelet serotonin content correlates inversely with life history of aggression in personality-disordered subjects. Psychiatry Research 126(1):23-32, 2004
2. Weintraub D, Siderowf AD, Potenza MN, Goveas J, Morales KH, Duda JE, Moberg PJ et.al. Association of dopamine agonist use with impulse control disorders in Parkinson disease. Archives of Neurology 63(7): 969-973, 2006
3. Goveas JS, Caroff, SN, Riggio S. Beware ictal activity that mimics psychiatric illness: How to detect and halt nonconvulsive status epilepticus. Current Psychiatry 5(7):69-86, 2006.
Dr. Goveas sees patients at the Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic at the Froedtert Memorial Senior Health program (414)955-7070, and at the Geriatric Neuropsychiatry Clinic at the Froedtert Neurosciences Clinics (414)805-5224.