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Steven V. Fischel, MD, PhD, Chief

Psychiatry Department   Image  
Psychiatric Consultation Service Division
  • Program Director, Psychiatry Residency Program
  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Medical Director, Psychiatric Consultation Service
759 Chestnut Street, WG703
Springfield, MA 01199
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Fellowship
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA
  • Psychiatry Residency
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
    Worcester, MA
Areas of Interest
  • Consult/Liaison
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotherapy
  • 2010, Liptzin B, Fischel S. "Prime Time: Maximizing the Therapeutic Experience: A Primer for Psychiatric Clinicians." (Book Review) J Clin Psychiatry, 71:1104-1105
  • 2008, Liptzin B, Fischel S, Benjamin S. “Delirum.” The Interface of Neurology & Internal Medicine. Biller J (ed). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 965-96.
  • 2006, Fischel S, Liptzin B. “Paranoid retiree: Evaluation and management of delirium.” DSM-IV-TR Casebook, vol 2. Spitzer RL et al (ed). APPI, Washington, DC, 27-35.
  • Fischel SV, Kessler SG, Elin MR, McCarthy-Lenz J.  Managing the rite of passage: professional development groups for physician assistant students.  Psychosomatics 2000; 41:164-5
  • Masand PS, Bouckoms AJ, Fischel SV, Calabrese LV, Stern TA. A prospective study of competency evaluations by psychiatric consultation services. Psychosomatics 1998; 39:55-60.
  • Fischel SV, Krupnick S, Balder A, Grunwald E, Fleming R, Ryzewicz S, Gavryck W. Recognition and treatment of alcohol withdrawal in the general hospital: development of a clinical pathway. Psychosomatics 1998; 39:192
  • Cohen LM, Steinberg MD, Hails KC, Dobscha SK, Fischel SV.  The psychiatric evaluation of death-hastening requests:  The lessons from dialysis discontinuation.  Psychosomatics 2000; 41:195-203.
  • Cohen LM, Fischel SV, Germain M, Woods A, Braden GL. Ambivalence and dialysis
    discontinuation. Gen Hosp Psychiatry 1996; 18:431-435.



2009-2011, Key Faculty in "Baystate Medical Center's Variation on a "Crit"ical theme: Grant for Chief Resident Immersion Training in the Care of Older Adults." Maura Brennan, MD, Principal Investigator. John A. Hartford Foundation/ADGAP