Po Wang

Psychiatrist

Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic

  • 401 Quarry Road
  • Stanford, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-9111
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Professional Education

Medical Education: Washington University School Of Medicine (1995) MO

Residency: Stanford University Medical Center (1999) CA

Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2001)

Internship: Stanford University Medical Center (1996) CA

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Hospital & Clinics patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Superior chronic tolerability of adjunctive modafinil compared to pramipexole in treatment-resistant bipolar disorder
Dell'Osso, B., Timtim, S., Hooshmand, F., Miller, S., Wang, P. W., & Ketter, T. A. (2013). Superior chronic tolerability of adjunctive modafinil compared to pramipexole in treatment-resistant bipolar disorder. JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, 150(1), 130-135.

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor val66met genotype and early life stress effects upon bipolar course
Miller, S., Hallmayer, J., Wang, P. W., Hill, S. J., Johnson, S. L., & Ketter, T. A. (2013). Brain-derived neurotrophic factor val66met genotype and early life stress effects upon bipolar course. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 47(2), 252-258.

Enhanced Ziprasidone Combination Therapy Effectiveness in Obese Compared to Nonobese Patients With Bipolar Disorder
Miller, S., Ittasakul, P., Wang, P. W., Hill, S. J., Childers, M. E., & Ketter, T. A. (2012). Enhanced Ziprasidone Combination Therapy Effectiveness in Obese Compared to Nonobese Patients With Bipolar Disorder. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 32(6), 814-819.

Pilot study of the efficacy of double-blind, placebo-controlled one-week olanzapine stabilization therapy in heterogeneous symptomatic bipolar disorder patients
Srivastava, S., Wang, P. W., Hill, S. J., Childers, M. E., Keller, K. L., & Ketter, T. A. (2012). Pilot study of the efficacy of double-blind, placebo-controlled one-week olanzapine stabilization therapy in heterogeneous symptomatic bipolar disorder patients. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 46(7), 920-926.

Open adjunctive ziprasidone associated with weight loss in obese and overweight bipolar disorder patients
Wang, P. W., Hill, S. J., Childers, M. E., Chandler, R. A., Rasgon, N. L., & Ketter, T. A. (2011). Open adjunctive ziprasidone associated with weight loss in obese and overweight bipolar disorder patients. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 45(8), 1128-1132.

Gender-specific lipid profiles in patients with bipolar disorder
Vemuri, M., Kenna, H. A., Wang, P. W., Ketter, T. A., & Rasgon, N. L. (2011). Gender-specific lipid profiles in patients with bipolar disorder. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 45(8), 1036-1041.

Treatments for bipolar disorder: can number needed to treat/harm help inform clinical decisions?
Ketter, T. A., Citrome, L., Wang, P. W., Culver, J. L., & Srivastava, S. (2011). Treatments for bipolar disorder: can number needed to treat/harm help inform clinical decisions?. ACTA PSYCHIATRICA SCANDINAVICA, 123(3), 175-189.

Higher prevalence of bipolar I disorder among Asian and Latino compared to Caucasian patients receiving treatment
Hwang, S. Hj., Childers, M. E., Wang, P. W., Nam, J. Y., Keller, K. L., & Ketter, T. A. (2010). Higher prevalence of bipolar I disorder among Asian and Latino compared to Caucasian patients receiving treatment. ASIA-PACIFIC PSYCHIATRY, 2(3), 156-165.

Toward interaction of affective and cognitive contributors to creativity in bipolar disorders: A controlled study
Srivastava, S., Childers, M. E., Baek, J. H., Strong, C. M., Hill, S. J., & Ketter, T. A. (2010). Toward interaction of affective and cognitive contributors to creativity in bipolar disorders: A controlled study. JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, 125(1-3), 27-34.

Metabolic dysfunction in women with bipolar disorder: the potential influence of family history of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Rasgon, N. L., Kenna, H. A., Reynolds-May, M. F., Stemmle, P. G., Vemuri, M., & Ketter, T. A. (2010). Metabolic dysfunction in women with bipolar disorder: the potential influence of family history of type 2 diabetes mellitus. BIPOLAR DISORDERS, 12(5), 504-513.

Divalproex extended-release in acute bipolar II depression
Wang, P. W., Nowakowska, C., Chandler, R. A., Hill, S. J., Nam, J. Y., & Ketter, T. A. (2010). Divalproex extended-release in acute bipolar II depression. JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, 124(1-2), 170-173.

Dorsolateral and dorsomedial prefrontal gray matter density changes associated with bipolar depression
Brooks, J. O., Bonner, J. C., Rosen, A. C., Wang, P. W., Hoblyn, J. C., & Ketter, T. A. (2009). Dorsolateral and dorsomedial prefrontal gray matter density changes associated with bipolar depression. PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH-NEUROIMAGING, 172(3), 200-204.

Sleep functioning in relation to mood, function, and quality of life at entry to the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD)
Gruber, J., Harvey, A. G., Wang, P. W., Brooks, J. O., Thase, M. E., & Ketter, T. A. (2009). Sleep functioning in relation to mood, function, and quality of life at entry to the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD). JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, 114(1-3), 41-49.

Insulin resistance and hyperlipidemia in women with bipolar disorder.
Stemmle, P. G., Kenna, H. A., Wang, P. W., Hill, S. J., Ketter, T. A., & Rasgon, N. L. (2009). Insulin resistance and hyperlipidemia in women with bipolar disorder. Journal of psychiatric research, 43(3), 341-343.

Decreased prefrontal, anterior cingulate, insula, and ventral striatal metabolism in medication-free depressed outpatients with bipolar disorder.
Brooks, J. O., Wang, P. W., Bonner, J. C., Rosen, A. C., Hoblyn, J. C., & Ketter, T. A. (2009). Decreased prefrontal, anterior cingulate, insula, and ventral striatal metabolism in medication-free depressed outpatients with bipolar disorder. Journal of psychiatric research, 43(3), 181-188.

A new US-UK diagnostic project: mood elevation and depression in first-year undergraduates at Oxford and Stanford universities
Chandler, R. A., Wang, P. W., Ketter, T. A., & Goodwin, G. M. (2008). A new US-UK diagnostic project: mood elevation and depression in first-year undergraduates at Oxford and Stanford universities. ACTA PSYCHIATRICA SCANDINAVICA, 118(1), 81-85.

Adjunctive zonisamide for weight loss in euthymic bipolar disorder patients: A pilot study
Wang, P. W., Yang, Y.- shou, Chandler, R. A., Nowakowska, C., Alarcon, A. M., & Ketter, T. A. (2008). Adjunctive zonisamide for weight loss in euthymic bipolar disorder patients: A pilot study. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 42(6), 451-457.

Decreased prefrontal, anterior cingulate, insula, and ventral striatal metabolism in medication-free depressed outpatients with bipolar disorder
Brooks, J. O., Wang, P. W., Bonner, J. C., Rosen, A. C., Hoblyn, J. C., & Ketter, T. A. (2008). Decreased prefrontal, anterior cingulate, insula, and ventral striatal metabolism in medication-free depressed outpatients with bipolar disorder. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 43(3), 181-188.

Temperament-creativity relationships in mood disorder patients, healthy controls and highly creative individuals
Strong, C. M., Nowakowska, C., Santosa, C. M., Wang, P. W., Kraemer, H. C., & Ketter, T. A. (2007). Temperament-creativity relationships in mood disorder patients, healthy controls and highly creative individuals. JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, 100(1-3), 41-48.

Enhanced creativity in bipolar disorder patients: A controlled study
Santosa, C. A., Strong, C. M., Nowakowska, C., Wang, P. W., Rennicke, C. M., & Ketter, T. A. (2007). Enhanced creativity in bipolar disorder patients: A controlled study. JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, 100(1-3), 31-39.

Improving the pedagogy associated with the teaching of psychopharmacology
Glick, I. D., Salzman, C., Cohen, B. M., Klein, D. F., Moutier, C., & Zisook, S. (2007). Improving the pedagogy associated with the teaching of psychopharmacology. ACADEMIC PSYCHIATRY, 31(3), 211-217.

Overweight and obesity in bipolar disorders
Wang, P. W., Sachs, G. S., Zarate, C. A., Marangell, L. B., Calabrese, J. R., & Ketter, T. A. (2006). Overweight and obesity in bipolar disorders. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 40(8), 762-764.

Adjunctive aripiprazole in treatment-resistant bipolar depression.
Ketter, T. A., Wang, P. W., Chandler, R. A., Culver, J. L., & Alarcon, A. M. (2006). Adjunctive aripiprazole in treatment-resistant bipolar depression. Annals of clinical psychiatry , 18(3), 169-172.

Preliminary evidence of differential relations between prefrontal cortex metabolism and sustained attention in depressed adults with bipolar disorder and healthy controls
Brooks, J. O., Wang, P. W., Strong, C., Sachs, N., Hoblyn, J. C., & Ketter, T. A. (2006). Preliminary evidence of differential relations between prefrontal cortex metabolism and sustained attention in depressed adults with bipolar disorder and healthy controls. BIPOLAR DISORDERS, 8(3), 248-254.

Magnetic resonance spectroscopic measurement of cerebral gamma-aminobutyric acid concentrations in patients with bipolar disorders
Wang, P. W., Sailasuta, N., Chandler, R. A., & Ketter, T. A. (2006). Magnetic resonance spectroscopic measurement of cerebral gamma-aminobutyric acid concentrations in patients with bipolar disorders. ACTA NEUROPSYCHIATRICA, 18(2), 120-126.

Clinical use of carbamazepine for bipolar disorders
Wang, P. W., & Ketter, T. A. (2005). Clinical use of carbamazepine for bipolar disorders. EXPERT OPINION ON PHARMACOTHERAPY, 6(16), 2887-2902.

Dermatology precautions and slower titration yield low incidence of lamotrigine treatment-emergent rash
Ketter, T. A., Wang, P. W., Chandler, R. A., Alarcon, A. M., Becker, O. V., & Schumacher, M. R. (2005). Dermatology precautions and slower titration yield low incidence of lamotrigine treatment-emergent rash. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY, 66(5), 642-645.

Temperamental commonalities and differences in euthymic mood disorder patients, creative controls, and healthy controls
Nowakowska, C., Strong, C. M., Santosa, C. M., Wang, P. W., & Ketter, T. A. (2005). Temperamental commonalities and differences in euthymic mood disorder patients, creative controls, and healthy controls. JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, 85(1-2), 207-215.

New medication treatment options for bipolar disorders
Ketter, T. A., Wang, P. W., Nowakowska, C., & Marsh, W. K. (2004). New medication treatment options for bipolar disorders. ACTA PSYCHIATRICA SCANDINAVICA, 110, 18-33.

Psychotic bipolar disorders: dimensionally similar to or categorically different from schizophrenia?
Ketter, T. A., Wang, P. W., Becker, O. V., Nowakowska, C., & Yang, Y. S. (2004). Psychotic bipolar disorders: dimensionally similar to or categorically different from schizophrenia?. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 38(1), 47-61.

New anticonvulsant medication uses in bipolar disorder
Wang, P. W., Ketter, T. A., Becker, O. V., & Nowakowska, C. (2003). New anticonvulsant medication uses in bipolar disorder. CNS SPECTRUMS, 8(12), 930-?.

Safety of antidepressants in the elderly.
Sommer, B. R., Fenn, H., Pompei, P., DeBattista, C., Lembke, A., & Flores, B. (2003). Safety of antidepressants in the elderly. Expert opinion on drug safety, 2(4), 367-383.

The diverse roles of anticonvulsants in bipolar disorders.
Ketter, T. A., Wang, P. W., Becker, O. V., Nowakowska, C., & Yang, Y.- shou. (2003). The diverse roles of anticonvulsants in bipolar disorders. Annals of clinical psychiatry , 15(2), 95-108.

The emerging differential roles of GABAergic and antiglutamatergic agents in bipolar disorders
Ketter, T. A., & Wang, P. W. (2003). The emerging differential roles of GABAergic and antiglutamatergic agents in bipolar disorders. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY, 64, 15-20.

The emerging role of olanzapine in bipolar disorders
Ketter, T. A., Wang, P. W., Janenawasin, S., Becker, O. V., & Wang, A. (2002). The emerging role of olanzapine in bipolar disorders. PSYCHIATRIC ANNALS, 32(12), 753-762.

Gabapentin augmentation therapy in bipolar depression
Wang, P. W., Santosa, C., Schumacher, M., Winsberg, M. E., Strong, C., & Ketter, T. A. (2002). Gabapentin augmentation therapy in bipolar depression. BIPOLAR DISORDERS, 4(5), 296-301.

Olanzapine in diverse syndromal and subsyndromal exacerbations of bipolar disorders
Janenawasin, S., Wang, P. W., Lembke, A., Schumacher, M., Das, B., & Ketter, T. A. (2002). Olanzapine in diverse syndromal and subsyndromal exacerbations of bipolar disorders. BIPOLAR DISORDERS, 4(5), 328-334.

Pharmacokinetics of mood stabilizers and new anticonvulsants.
Wang, P. W., & Ketter, T. A. (2002). Pharmacokinetics of mood stabilizers and new anticonvulsants. Psychopharmacology bulletin, 36(1), 44-66.

Predictors of treatment response in bipolar disorders: Evidence from clinical and brain imaging studies
Ketter, T. A., & Wang, P. W. (2002). Predictors of treatment response in bipolar disorders: Evidence from clinical and brain imaging studies. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY, 63, 21-25.

Biology and recent brain imaging studies in affective psychoses.
Wang, P. W., & Ketter, T. A. (2000). Biology and recent brain imaging studies in affective psychoses. Current psychiatry reports, 2(4), 298-304.