Lilian Gonsalves, MD

216.636.5860

Lilian Gonsalves, MD

Appointed: 1981

Lilian Gonsalves, MD
Department: Psychiatry and Psychology
Staff; Clinical Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code P57
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.636.5860
DeskDesk:216.444.2197
WorkFax:216.636.1863
Lilian Gonsalves, MD
Department: Center for Specialized Women's Health
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code P57
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.636.5860
DeskDesk:216.444.2197
WorkFax:216.636.1863
Lilian Gonsalves, MD
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code P57
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.636.5860
DeskDesk:216.444.2197
WorkFax:216.636.1863
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Lilian Gonsalves, MD, is Clinical Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, and  Staff, Department of  Psychiatry and Psychology. She holds a joint appointment in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Gault Women’s Health Center. She is a Cleveland Clinic-trained, board-certified psychiatrist with interest and expertise in mood disorders in women, chronic pain and psychological aspects of the medically and surgically ill patient. She has also successfully used the group model for medication management in women with anxiety and mood disorders.

Dr. Gonsalves received her medical education at G.S. Medical College in Bombay, India.While in Bombay, she completed an internship at King Edward Memorial Hospital. She completed a psychiatry residency at Cleveland Clinic.

She is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, and the American College of Psychiatrists. She has served as Past President of the Cleveland Psychiatric Society, and she was a member of the Cleveland Clinic’s Board of Governors for five years.Actively involved in teaching medical students and residents, her most recent research is focused on patient satisfaction with shared visits for women’s health and women’s mental health. She serves as a journal reviewer for the International Journal of Medicine in Psychiatry, Journal of Women’s Health and Psychosomatics.

Professional Highlights

  • Elected Member Board of Governors
  • President, Cleveland Clinic Alumni Association (2008-2010)

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Psychiatry
Cleveland, OH USA
1981
Residency - King Edward VII Memorial Hospital
IM & Psychiatry
India
1977
Internship - King Edward VII Memorial Hospital
Medical Internship
India
1976
Undergraduate - University of Bombay, Seth G.S. Medical College
Bombay, India India
1970

Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Specialty Interests

consultation psychiatry, coping with chronic illness, pain, Women's Health

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, American College of Psychiatrists
  • Named one of "Top Docs" in Cleveland Magazine

Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American College of Psychiatrists
  • Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Ohio Psychiatric Association

Treatment & Services

  • Liaison Psychiatry Consultation
  • Medication Management
  • Psychotherapy
  • Specialty Women's Health
  • Women's Health

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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As of 8/13/2013, Dr. Gonsalves has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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  • English
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