Sue K. DiGiovanni, M.D.

Sue K. DiGiovanni, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box PSYCH
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 276-5209
Fax: (585) 276-2292

Professional Bio

Dr. DiGiovanni received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed psychiatry residency training at the University Hospitals of Cleveland. After specializing in treatment of mood disorders on an inpatient service at the Cleveland VA Medical Center (Brecksville division), she joined the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 1999 as the Associate Residency Training Director. She is currently the Associate Chair for Clinical Services and Chief of the Adult Psychiatry Division.

Awards & Honors (National)

Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents | American Psychiatric Association 2008
Honorable Mention for Poster Session | Association of Academic Psychiatry Annual Meeting | Santa Fe, New Mexico 2008
3rd Prize for Poster Session | Association for Academic Psychiatry | Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts 2007

Awards & Honors (Local)

Friend of the Residents Award | Department of Psychiatry | University of Rochester 2000

Recent Journal Articles

Grady-Weliky T; Chaudron LH; DiGiovanni SK. "Psychiatry Resident's self assessment of teaching knowlege and skills following a brief "Psychiatric Resident-as-Teacher" course: A pilot study." Academic Psychiatry. 2010; 34(6): 3.
2001 Sep
Sajatovic M, Brescan DW, Perez DE, DiGiovanni SK, Hattab H, Ray JB, Bingham CR. "Quetiapine alone and added to a mood stabilizer for serious mood disorders." The Journal of clinical psychiatry. 2001 Sep; 62(9):728-32.
Sajatovic M, DiGiovanni SK, Bastani B, Hattab H, Ramirez LF. "Risperidone therapy in treatment refractory acute bipolar and schizoaffective mania." Psychopharmacology bulletin. 1996 32(1):55-61.

Current Appointments

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry - Department of Psychiatry (SMD) - Primary


Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Doctor of Medicine | Case Western Reserve U Sch Med1990
Bachelor of Arts | Molecular Biology | Wellesley College1986

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Psychiatry at University Hospitals of Cleveland07/01/1991 - 6/30/1994
Internship in Psychiatry at University Hospitals of Cleveland07/01/1990 - 6/30/1991