Sarah H. Lisanby, MD

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Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Lawrence C. Katz Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Division Director, Brain Stimulation and Neurophysiology and General Psychiatry
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Brain Stimulation and Neurophysiology
Address:
DUMC 3950
Durham, NC 27710
Appointment Telephone:
919-681-0603
Office Telephone:
919-684-5616
Fax:
919-681-5489
Training:
  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine, 1991
Residency:
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, 1991-1995
Fellowship:
  • Affective Disorders (Research), Columbia University (New York), 1995-1998
Other Training:
  • Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Board Certification, Added Qualifications in Geriatric Psychiatry
Clinical Interests:
Treatment-resistant depression (TRD), and other conditions when conventional treatments fail; brain stimulation, including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), magnetic seizure therapy (MST), deep-brain stimulation (DBS) and vagus nerve stimulation (VNS); advanced training in the delivery of device-based therapies, including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), deep brain stimulation (DBS), magnetic seizure therapy (MST), transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS)