Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

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Thomas W. Heinrich, MD

Thomas W. Heinrich, MD is Professor with Tenure and Director of the Division of Psychosomatic Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Service at Froedtert Hospital.

Tom attended Marquette University for undergraduate training and the Medical College of Wisconsin for his medical training. He completed his post-graduate training completing a Family Medicine-Psychiatry Combined Residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and then completing a Consultation Psychiatry Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.

He is a recent recipient of the department's Golden Apple Teaching Award, was named as one of the "Best Doctors in America" in 2005-2006 and 2007-2008, and is a fellow in the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.

Dr. Heinrich's academic interests include Psychosomatic Medicine, Education, and Clinical Ethics.

A few publications include:

Heinrich T, Grahm G: Hypothyroidism presenting as psychosis: myxedema madness revisited.
Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 5(6): 260-266, 2003.

Heinrich T, Biblo L, Schneider J: Torsades de pointes associated with ziprasidone. Psychosomatics 47(3): 264-268, 2006.

Heinrich T, Sponagle S: Delirium: emergency evaluation and management.
Psychiatry Issues in Emergency Care Settings 6(1):11-25, 2007.

Dr. Heinrich sees patients through his consultation work at Froedtert Hospital.

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