Biography: Thomas Heinrich, MD

Thomas Heinrich, MD
  • Professor with Tenure
  • Director, Division of Psychosomatic Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee, WI

Thomas Heinrich, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), completed a combined residency in psychiatry and family medicine. This was followed by a fellowship in consultation psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is board certified in family medicine and general adult psychiatry and holds subspecialty certification in consultation psychiatry/psychosomatic medicine and neuropsychiatry. Clinically, Dr. Heinrich remains active in consultation psychiatry working on a busy academic psychiatric consultation service at Froedtert Hospital, a quaternary care medical center that serves as MCW’s primary teaching hospital. The consultation service specializes in the assessment and treatment of the diverse and complex presentations of medical, surgical, and neuropsychiatric illnesses in patients admitted to general medical hospitals. Administratively, Dr. Heinrich currently serves as Director of the Division of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Vice Chair for Clinical Services within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at MCW. In addition, he is Medical Director of Process Improvement for inpatient medical and surgical services at Froedtert Hospital. In these roles, he has collaborated with multiple stakeholders in the development and implementation of several innovative cross-disciplinary and inter-institutional clinical programs.

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