Faculty

Ariel G Gildengers, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.
Pittsburgh
 
PA
 
15213

Education & Training

MD
Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School Medicine
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMCPsychiatry
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMCGeriatric Psychiatry
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMCGeriatric Psychiatry

Specialty Certifications

Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Geriatric Psychiatry)

Professional Affiliations

Associate Member, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

Selected Honors & Awards

Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc.

Research Interests

Geriatrics; Neurocognitive disorders; Mood disorders
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Young RC, Mulsant BH, Sajatovic M, Gildengers AG, Gyulai L, Al-Jurdi RK, Beyer J, Evans J, Banerjee S, Greenberg R, Marino P, Kunik ME, Chen P, Barrett M, Schulberg HC, Bruce ML, Reynolds CF, Alexopoulos, GS: GERI-BD: A randomized, double-blind controlled trial of lithium and divalproex in the treatment of mania in older patients with bipolar disorder. Am J Psychiatry. In Press
  2. Gildengers AG, Butters MA Aizenstein HJ, Marron MM, Emanuel J, Anderson SJ, Weissfeld, LA, Becker JT, Lopez OL, Mulsant BH, Reynolds CF III: Longer lithium exposure is associated with better white matter integrity in older adults with bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord. 2015; 17(3):248-56
  3. Gildengers AG, Chung KH, Huang SH, Aizenstein HJ, Tsai SY: Neuroprogressive effects of lifetime illness duration in older adults with bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord. 2014; 16(6):617-23 PMCID: 24716786
  4. Gildengers AG, Chisholm D, Anderson SJ, Begley, A, Holm M, Rogers J, Reynolds CF, Mulsant BH: Two Year Course of Cognitive and IADL Function in Older Adults with Bipolar Disorder: Evidence for Neuroprogression? Psychol Med. 2013;43(4):801-11 PMID 22846332
  5. Gildengers AG, Mulsant BH, Begley A, Mazumdar M, Hyams AV, Reynolds CF III, Kupfer DJ, Butters MA: The longitudinal course of cognition in older adults with bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord 2009; 11(7)744-752 PMCID: 2887714 PMCID: 2887714

Clinical Interests

Dementia; Late-life bipolar disorder; Psychopharmacology

Education Interests

Supervising psychiatry residents in Geriatrics; Mentoring students, residents and postdoc fellows; Teaching Geriatric Psychopharmacology