Carmen Croicu, MD

Personal Statement

My expertise is in the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric disorders across the female life cycle, including psychiatric conditions through pregnancy and post-partum period. I dedicate part of her time working as a consulting psychiatrist for the Mental Health Integration Program (MHIP) at Women’s Clinic at Harborview Medical Center.​


Universitatea De Medicina Si Farmacie - Carol Davila Medical education, 1993
UW - Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship Fellowship, Psychosomatic Medicine
St. Elizabeths Hospital, DMH, SHE Residency, Psychiatry

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Recent Publications

Clinical and Ethical Challenges: Managing Acute Psychosis in Pregnancy.
(2017 May - Jun)
Psychosomatics 58(3): 317-321
Croicu C, Piel J, Murray SB

Response to "Ethical and Clinical Dilemmas in Using Psychotropic Medications During Pregnancy".
(2016 Nov 1)
AMA J Ethics 18(11): 1156-1159
Piel J, Murray SB, Croicu CA

A randomized trial of collaborative depression care in obstetrics and gynecology clinics: socioeconomic disadvantage and treatment response.
(2015 Jan)
Am J Psychiatry 172(1): 32-40
Katon W, Russo J, Reed SD, Croicu CA, Ludman E, LaRocco A, Melville JL

Approach to the patient with multiple somatic symptoms.
(2014 Sep)
Med Clin North Am 98(5): 1079-95
Croicu C, Chwastiak L, Katon W

Improving care for depression in obstetrics and gynecology: a randomized controlled trial.
(2014 Jun)
Obstet Gynecol 123(6): 1237-1246
Melville JL, Reed SD, Russo J, Croicu CA, Ludman E, LaRocco-Cockburn A, Katon W

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