Stuart Eisendrath, MD

Director of clinical services for Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Cinics


Psychiatry Clinic
401 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-7500
Fax: (415) 502-6361

Board Certification

Psychosomatic Medicine

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Medical College of Wisconsin 1974


UCSF Medical Center, Psychiatry 1978


UCSF Medical Center, Psychiatry Consulation 1979

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Eisendrath S (ed). Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Innovative Applications. 2016.
  2. Li Y, Jakary A, Gillung E, Eisendrath S, Nelson SJ, Mukherjee P, Luks T. Evaluating metabolites in patients with major depressive disorder who received mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and healthy controls using short echo MRSI at 7 Tesla. MAGMA. 2016 Jun; 29(3):523-33.
  3. Eisendrath SJ, Gillung E, Delucchi KL, Segal ZV, Nelson JC, McInnes LA, Mathalon DH, Feldman MD. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression. Psychother Psychosom. 2016; 85(2):99-110.
  4. Eisendrath SJ, Gillung E, Delucchi K, Mathalon DH, Yang TT, Satre DD, Rosser R, Sipe WE, Wolkowitz OM. A Preliminary Study: Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy versus Sertraline as First-line Treatments for Major Depressive Disorder. Mindfulness (N Y). 2015 Jun 01; 6(3):475-482.
  5. Jain FA, Walsh RN, Eisendrath SJ, Christensen S, Rael Cahn B. Critical analysis of the efficacy of meditation therapies for acute and subacute phase treatment of depressive disorders: a systematic review. Psychosomatics. 2015 Mar-Apr; 56(2):140-52.
  6. Eisendrath SJ, Gillung EP, Delucchi KL, Chartier M, Mathalon DH, Sullivan JC, Segal ZV, Feldman MD. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) versus the health-enhancement program (HEP) for adults with treatment-resistant depression: a randomized control trial study protocol. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014 Mar 11; 14:95.
  7. Munshi K, Eisendrath S, Delucchi K. Preliminary long-term follow-up of Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy-induced remission of depression. Mindfulness (N Y). 2013 Dec 01; 4(4):354-361.
  8. Connolly CG, Wu J, Ho TC, Hoeft F, Wolkowitz O, Eisendrath S, Frank G, Hendren R, Max JE, Paulus MP, Tapert SF, Banerjee D, Simmons AN, Yang TT. Resting-state functional connectivity of subgenual anterior cingulate cortex in depressed adolescents. Biol Psychiatry. 2013 Dec 15; 74(12):898-907.
  9. Ho TC, Wu J, Shin DD, Liu TT, Tapert SF, Yang G, Connolly CG, Frank GK, Max JE, Wolkowitz O, Eisendrath S, Hoeft F, Banerjee D, Hood K, Hendren RL, Paulus MP, Simmons AN, Yang TT. Altered cerebral perfusion in executive, affective, and motor networks during adolescent depression. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2013 Oct; 52(10):1076-1091.e2.
  10. Eisendrath SJ. Pain, avoidance, and suffering. Pain. 2012 Jun; 153(6):1134-5.
  11. Sipe WE, Eisendrath SJ. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: theory and practice. Can J Psychiatry. 2012 Feb; 57(2):63-9.
  12. Eisendrath S, Chartier M, McLane M. Adapting Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Clinical Case Study. Cogn Behav Pract. 2011 Aug; 18(3):362-370.
  13. Satre DD, Chi FW, Eisendrath S, Weisner C. Subdiagnostic alcohol use by depressed men and women seeking outpatient psychiatric services: consumption patterns and motivation to reduce drinking. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2011 Apr; 35(4):695-702.
  14. Young JQ, Eisendrath SJ. Enhancing patient safety and resident education during the academic year-end transfer of outpatients: lessons from the suicide of a psychiatric patient. Acad Psychiatry. 2011 Jan-Feb; 35(1):54-7.
  15. Chartier M, Bitner R, Peng T, Coffelt N, McLane M, Eisendrath S. Adapting Ancient Wisdom for the Treatment of Depression: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Group Training. Group (New York). 2010 Dec 01; 34(4):319-327.
  16. Eisendrath SJ, Delucchi K, Bitner R, Fenimore P, Smit M, McLane M. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for treatment-resistant depression: a pilot study. Psychother Psychosom. 2008; 77(5):319-20.
  17. Satre D, Wolfe W, Eisendrath S, Weisner C. Computerized screening for alcohol and drug use among adults seeking outpatient psychiatric services. Psychiatr Serv. 2008 Apr; 59(4):441-4.
  18. Eisendrath SJ, Telischak KS. Factitious disorders: potential litigation risks for plastic surgeons. Ann Plast Surg. 2008 Jan; 60(1):64-9.
  19. Feldman MD, Eisendrath SJ, Tyerman M. Psychiatric and behavioral correlates of factitious blindness. Compr Psychiatry. 2008 Mar-Apr; 49(2):159-62.
  20. Prochaska JJ, Hall SM, Tsoh JY, Eisendrath S, Rossi JS, Redding CA, Rosen AB, Meisner M, Humfleet GL, Gorecki JA. Treating tobacco dependence in clinically depressed smokers: effect of smoking cessation on mental health functioning. Am J Public Health. 2008 Mar; 98(3):446-8.

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