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Fay Y. Womer, MD

Associate Professor, Psychiatry

Specialty Areas

Adult Psychiatry

Board Certifications


Areas of Clinical Interest

Schizophrenia, psychotic disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, mood disorders

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-286-1700



BA: Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 1999
Medical Degree: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 2003
Residency: Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2007

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Womer FY, Tang Y, Harms MP, Bai C, Chang M, Jiang X, Wei S, Wang F, Barch DM, (2016 Oct). Sexual dimorphism of the cerebellar vermis in schizophrenia. Schizophr. Res.. (2-3): 164-70.  

Womer FY, Wang L, Alpert KI, Smith MJ, Csernansky JG, Barch DM, Mamah D (2014 Aug). Basal ganglia and thalamic morphology in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Psychiatry Res. 223(2):75-83.  

Womer FY, Wang F, Chepenik LG, Kalmar JH, Spencer L, Edmiston E, Pittman BP, Constable RT, Papademetris X, Blumberg HP (2009 Nov). Sexually dimorphic features of vermis morphology in bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord. 11(7): 753-8.  

Chang M, Womer FY, Edmiston EK, Bai C, Zhou Q, Jiang X, Wei S, Wei Y, Ye Y, Huang H, He Y, Xu K, Tang Y, Wang F, (2018 Jan). Neurobiological Commonalities and Distinctions Among Three Major Psychiatric Diagnostic Categories: A Structural MRI Study. Schizophr Bull. 44(1): 65-74.  

Liu H*, Tang Y*, Womer F*, Fan G, Lu T, Driesen N, Ren L, Wang Y, He Y, Blumberg HP, Xu K, Wang F (2013 Apr 18). Differentiating Patterns of Amygdala-Frontal Functional Connectivity in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder. Schizophr Bull. [*co-first authors]  

Womer FY, Kalmar JH, Wang F, Blumberg HP (2009 Sep 23). A Ventral Prefrontal-Amygdala Neural System in Bipolar Disorder: A View from Neuroimaging Research. Acta Neuropsychiatr. 21(6): 228-238.