David Karol

David E Karol , MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Vice Chair of Clinical Services Psychiatry

University of Cincinnati Medical Center
234 Goodman St
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone 5135847107
Fax 5135840359
Email david.karol@uc.edu

Professional Summary

Dr. David Karol is a dually trained internist and psychiatrist at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC). He completed medical school at Case Western Reserve University and a combined residency in internal medicine and psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center. At UCMC, he serves as the vice chair of clinical services in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience. He has a secondary appointment in the Department of Internal Medicine.  Dr. Karol’s clinical interests include consultation-liaison psychiatry, general internal medicine, integrated medical and psychiatric care, HIV psychiatry, bioethics, and treatment of individuals involved with the criminal justice system. He is involved in medical student and residency education in both clinical departments as well as research in the fields of consultation-liaison and HIV psychiatry.


Bachelor's Degree: University of Dayton Dayton, OH, 2003 (Psychology)

Doctoral Degree: Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH, 2007 (Medicine)

Master's Degree: Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH, 2007 (Bioethics)

Residency: Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC, 2012 (Internal Medicine and Psychiatry)


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry) (Certification Date: 09-13-2012 )

American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 08-13-2012 ) - (Recertification Date: to 01-01-2023 )

Clinical Interests



Substance Use Disorder


Internal Medicine



Peer Reviewed Publications

Karol, David E; Criscione-Schreiber, Lisa G; Lin, Min; Clowse, Megan E B Depressive symptoms and associated factors in systemic lupus erythematosus.Psychosomatics, , 54 (5 ) ,443-50 More Information

Karol, David E; Muzyk, Andrew J; Preud'homme, Xavier A A case of delirium, motor disturbances, and autonomic dysfunction due to baclofen and tizanidine withdrawal: a review of the literature.General hospital psychiatry, , 33 (1 ) ,84.e1-2 More Information

Karol, David E; Schuermeyer, Isabel N; Brooker, Craig A (2007. ) The case of H.S.: the ethics of reporting alcohol dependence in a bus driver.International journal of psychiatry in medicine, , 37 (3 ) ,267-73 More Information

Xiong, Glen L; Pinkhasov, Aaron; Mangal, Jed P; Huang, Heather; Rado, Jeffrey; Gagliardi, Jane; Demoss, Dustin; Karol, David; Suo, Shannon; Lang, Michael; Stern, Marsha; Spearman, E Vanessa; Onate, John; Annamalai, Aniyizhai; Saliba, Zeina; Heinrich, Thomas; Fiedorowicz, Jess G (2020. ) QTc monitoring in adults with medical and psychiatric comorbidities: Expert consensus from the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry.Journal of psychosomatic research, , 135 ,110138 More Information

Ehrman, Sarah E; Norton, Kavitha P; Karol, David E; Weaver, Meaghann S; Lockwood, Bethany; Latimer, Abigail; Scott, Erin; Jones, Christopher A; Macauley, Robert (2021. ) Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Medical Decision-Making Capacity Assessment.Journal of palliative medicine, , 24 (4 ) ,599-604 More Information

Schoenberger, Alexandra; Boudreaux, Cindy; Sachdeva, Jyoti; Ruegg, Hilja; Yadav, Vijayshree; Karol, David E (2022. ) C-L Case Conference: A 33-Year-Old Bhutanese Woman With Postpartum Hallucinations.Journal of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, , More Information

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati Medical Center
234 Goodman St
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45219
Phone: 5135847107
Fax: 5135840359