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Michael R. Jarvis, MD, PhD

Professor, Psychiatry
Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs
Director, Inpatient Psychiatry at Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Specialty Areas

Geriatric Psychiatry
Forensic Psychiatry
Adult Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Medical Examiners
Psychiatry and Neurology
Geriatric Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Professional Consultation Only

Areas of Clinical Interest

Forensic psychiatry, adult and geriatric psychiatry

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research



Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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

Suite: Suite 15340
Office Phone: (314) 286-1700
Fax: (314) 362-7017



Residency: Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1989
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1985
Ph.D.: University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 1982
M.S.: University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 1980
B.S.: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1977

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Jarvis MR, Todd RD, Hickok JM, Ackerman KE, Sherman WR: Analysis of Myo-Inositol Monophosphatase from Transformed Human Lymphocytes. Lithium 1992; 3:49-54.

Jarvis MR, Zorumski CF, Goewert A, Rasmussen KG: Maintenance electroconvulsive therapy and seizure duration. Convulsive Therapy 1993; 9:8-13.

Rasmussen KG, Zorumski CF, Jarvis MR: Possible impact of stimulus duration on seizure threshold in ECT. Convulsive Therapy 1994; 10:177-180.

Isenberg K, Kormos TC, Downs D, Pierce K, Svrakic D, Garcia K, Jarvis M, North C: Low Frequency rTMS Stimulation of the Right Frontal Cortex is as Effective as High Frequency rTMS Stimulation of the Left Frontal Cortex for Antidepressant-Free, Treatment-Resistant, Depressed Patients. Ann. Clin. Psychiatry, 2005; 17(3): 153-159.

Isenberg KE, Dinwiddie S, Heath AC, Osborne V, Jarvis MR, Spitznagel EL, Zorumski CF, North CS: Effect of electrical parameters on ECT convulsive threshold and duration, Ann.Clin. Psychiatry 2016; 28:105-116

Duma A, Pal S, Johnston J, Helwani MA, Bhat A, Gill B, Rosenquist J, Cartmill C, Brown F, Miller JP, Scott MG, Sanchez-Conde F, Jarvis M, Farber N, Zorumski CF, Conway C, Nagele P: High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Elevation after Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) A prospective, observational cohort study, Anesthesiology April 2017: V 126 No 4

Areas of Research Interest

Suicide and treatments for significant psychiatric illness such as electroconvulsive therapy and transcranial magnetic stimulation