Suzanne Holroyd, MD

Professor
Chair, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine; Residency Program Director

Departments

Clinical Interests

Hospital Privileges

Biography

Dr. Holroyd has a special interest in treating memory disorders, dementia, and other behavioral disorders in the elderly, especially those living in nursing home or other long-term care facilities.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine (Charlottesville, Va. )
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore, Md. )
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore, Md. )

Honors & Memberships

  • America's Top Doctor since 2004, Castle Connolly
  • Best Doctors in America, 2011-present, Best Doctors, Inc.
  • Member, American Psychiatric Association
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Member, Association for Academic Psychiatry
  • Member, American Association for Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training

Certification

  • Certified: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, subspecialty certification in Geriatric Psychiatry

Marshall Psychiatry

An outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
20th Street Professional Building
1115 20th Street, Suite 205
Huntington, WV 25703
Phone: 304-691-1500

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Lowe B, Bryant-Melvin K, Peterson M, Hussain N, Holroyd S. 2020. A Retrospective Study of Students Referred to a Psychiatric Clinic at a College Counseling Center in Appalachia. South. Med. J. 2020 6 25;113(5):250-253.
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Patel K, Collins A, Holroyd S, Benja Lamyaithong A. 2019. A Case Series: Adjunctive Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder in the Geriatric Population with the Methylphenidate Patch. Case Rep Psychiatry. 2019 12 31;2019:2890913.
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Todd Derreberry, Suzanne Holroyd. 2019. 1. Derreberry T, Holroyd S: “Dementia in Women” Medical Clinics of North America, 2019 doi10.1016/j.mcna.2019.002.004. a, 2019 doi10.1016/j.mcna.2019.002.004

Schindzielorz A, Bryant-Melvin K, Melvin KE, Holroyd S.. 2018. The use of memantine in autism spectrum disorder - A case report Schindzielorz A, Bryant-Melvin K, Melvin KE, Holroyd S. “The use of memantine in autism spectrum disorder - A case report.” Accepted for publication, in press, WV Med J Jan/Feb 2018 issue.

Schindzielorz A, Bryant-Melvin K, Melvin KE, Holroyd S. 2018. The use of memantine in autism spectrum disorder - A case report 2018 Jan/Feb; 114: 44-47.

Lilly B, Maynard E, Melvin K, Holroyd S.. 2018. “Capgras” Delusions involving belongings not people, and Evolving Visual Hallucinations associated with Occipital Lobe Seizures Volume 2018 (2018), Article ID 1459869, 5 pages

Adam Schindzielorz, Kristina Bryant-Melvin, Kelly Melvin, Suzanne Holroyd. 2018. The use of memantine in autism spectrum disorder 2018 Jan/Feb; 114:44-47

Lilly B, Maynard E, Melvin K, Holroyd S. 2018. "Capgras" Delusions Involving Belongings, Not People, and Evolving Visual Hallucinations Associated with Occipital Lobe Seizures. Case Rep Psychiatry. 2018 5 1;2018:1459869.
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Collins A, Ajayi O, Diamond S, Diamond W, Holroyd S. 2018. Tobacco Use and Associated Factors in Patients Presenting to a Psychiatric Emergency Room. J Addict. 2018 7 17;2018:8102165.
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Santa Cruz MR; Hidalgo, PC; Lee, MS; Holroyd, S. 2017. Buspirone for the treatment of dementia with behavioral disturbance International Psychogeriatrics : 2017 May; 29:(5):1-4
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Holroyd S. 2017. The prescription drug epidemic in Appalachian Elderly Marshall Journal of Medicine, 2016;2:(2):2-4

Derreberry T, Holroyd, S. 2017. Dementia in Women Psychiatric Clinics, 2017

Ajayi OO, Holroyd S. 2017. Severe recurrent hypothermia in an elderly patient with refractory mania associated with atypical antipsychotic, valproic acid and oxcarbazepine therapy. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 12 5;2017.
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Kamal Patel, Adam Schindzielorz, Suzanne Holroyd. 2017. Case Report of shared psychotic disorder or "Folie a Deux' in two geriatric sisters.

Adam Schindzielorz, Scott Murphy, Suzanne Holroyd. 2017. Musical hallucinations treated with atypical antipsychotics ion a geriatric population West Virginia Medical Journal OA. 2017 Nov 6.

Holroyd S. 2017. The prescription drug epidemic in Appalachian Elderly Marshall Journal of Medicine, 2016;2:(2):2-4

Holroyd S. 2016. The prescription drug epidemic in Appalachian Elderly Marshall Journal of Medicine, 2016;2:(2):2-4

Boyer, M; Holroyd, S. 2016. Late-Onset Bipolar Disorder : A Case Report and Literature Review Health Science Center 28th Annual Research Day 2016 2016 March 11 : 84

Slocum S, Holroyd S.. 2016. Conversion Disorder in an Appalachian Community. South. Med. J. South Med J. 2016 Aug;109(8):450-3. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000482
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Boyer, M; Holroyd, S. 2016. Late--Onset Bipolar Disorder : A Case Report and Literature Review

Holroyd S. 2016. The prescription drug epidemic in Appalachian Elderly Marshall Journal of Medicine: 2016,2:(2):2-4

Holroyd S. 2016. The prescription drug epidemic in Appalachian Elderly Marshall Journal of Medicine: 2016,2:(2):2-4

Holroyd S. 2016. The prescription drug epidemic in Appalachian Elderly Marshall Journal of Medicine: 2016,2:(2):2-4

Holroyd S. 2016. The prescription drug epidemic in Appalachian Elderly Marshall Journal of Medicine: 2016,2:(2):2-4

Dombrowski D, Norrel N, Holroyd S. 2016. Substance use disorders in elderly admission to an academic psychiatric inpatient service over a 10-year period Journal of Addiction: 2016

Slocum S, Holroyd S. 2016. Conversion disorder in an Appalachian Community Southern Medical Journal; 2016:109(7)1-4

Dombrowski D, Norrell N, Holroyd S. 2016. Substance Use Disorders in Elderly Admissions to an Academic Psychiatric Inpatient Service over a 10-Year Period. J Addict. 2016 11 15;2016:4973018.
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Turner, A; Crigger, C; Veitia, M; Holroyd, S. 2015. Locus of control Pre-Surgical Bariatric Surgery Candidates in Appalachia American Psychiatric Association 168th Annual Meeting Guide 2015 May 16-20 : Page 222, P7-017

Layne, JA; LeGrow, T; Holroyd, S. 2015. Case Report Investigating Psychiatric and Psychologic Characteristics of Ohdo Syndrome Health Science Center 27th Annual Research Day 2015 March : Page 100

Diamond, SB; Diamond, WS; Melville, M; Holroyd, S. 2015. Substance Use Disorders in the Psychiatric Emergency Room : Prevalence and Associated Psychiatric Diagnoses American Psychiatric Association 168th Annual Meeting Guide 2015 May 16-20 : Page 206, P2-059

Crigger, T; Turner, A; Veitia, M; Holroyd, S. 2015. Psychological Factors in Appalachian Patients Seeking Bariatric Surgery American Psychiatric Association 168th Annual Meeting Guide 2015 May 16-20 : Page 219, P6-219

Lester, DR; Holroyd, S. 2015. Neuropsychiatric symptoms in anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis : A case report and review of the literature Health Science Center 27th Annual Research Day 2015 March : Page 76

Freeden, J; Holroyd, S. 2015. Recurrence of Pica after an 18 year hiatus, associated with renal dialysis - A case report and review of the literature Guide to the 2015 Annual Meeting; American Psychiatric Association 2015 May 16-20: 199 P1-045

Crigger, C; Turner, A; Veitia, M; Holroyd, S. 2015. Psychological Factors in Appalachian Patients Seeking Bariatric Surgery Marhsall University Annual Research Day 2015 March : Page 22

Cornelius W. Thomas, MD, Suzanne Holroyd, MD.. 2015. Topical administration of psychotropic medications in pluronic lecithin organogel to treat patients with dementia: A retrospective observational study 2015 October MJM vol1 Issue 1

Slocum, S; Holroyd, S. 2015. Conversion Disorder in an Appalachin Community : A prevalence and case control study American Psychiatric Association 168th Annual Meeting Guide 2015 May 16-20 : Page 202, P1-155

Turner, A; Crigger, C; Veitia, M; Holroyd, S. 2015. Locus of Control in Pre-Surgical Bariatric Surgery Candidates in Appalachia Health Science Center 27th Annual Research Day 2015 March : Page 38

Holroyd S. 2015. Dissociative Disorders 1. Holroyd S: Universal Notes for Medical Students (www.myuniversalnotes.com) 3rd Edition;Ch. 21 Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine; Dissociative Disorders, 2015

Muzaffar, Muhammad .M.D. , Holroyd , Suzanne .M.D.. 2015. Somatoform disorders www.myuniversalnotes.com 3rd Edition Chapter 21

Schindzielorz, AH; Bryant-Melvin, K; Holroyd, S. 2015. Use of memantine in Autism Spectrum Disorder : A Literature Review and Case Report American Psychiatric Association 168th Annual Meeting Guide 2015 May 16-20 : Page 202, P1-144

Layne, JA; LeGrow, T; Holroyd, S. 2015. Case report investigating psychiatric and psychologic characteristics of Ohdo Syndrome American Psychiatric Association 168th Annual Meeting Guide 2015 May 16-20 : Page 200, P1-090,

Lester, DR; Holroyd, S. 2015. Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: A case report and review of the literature". American Psychiatric Association 168th Annual Meeting Guide 2015 May 16-20: Page 201, P1-092,

Schindzielorz, AH; Bryant-Melvin, K; Holroyd, S. 2015. Use of Memantine in Austism Spectrum Disorder : A Literature Reivew and Case Report Health Science Center 27th Annual Research Day 2015 March : Page 74

Slocum, S: Holroyd, S. 2015. Conversion Disorder in an Appalachian Community : A prevalence and Case control study Health Science Center 27th Annual Research Day 2015 March : Page 92

Marjie McCoy, Adam Schindzielorz, Suzanne Holroyd. . Treatment of Tardive Dyskinesia with High Dose Vitamin B6 Associated with Depression and Nonresponse, and Failure of Valbenazine to Treat TD Long-term

Kilkenny ME, Holroyd S. . Kilkenny ME, Holroyd S: “Drug Misuse and Older Americans”. National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) February 2019

Brandon Lilly, Erika Maynard, Kelly Melvin, Suzanne Holroyd. . "Capgras" Delusions Involving Belongings, Not People, and Evolving Visual Hallucinations Associated with Occipital Lobe Seizures

Slocum, S; Holroyd, S. . Conversion Disorder in an Appalachian Community Southern Medical Journal 2016 July; 109 : (Number 7):1-4

McCoy, Marjorie; Schindzielorz, Adam; Holroyd, Suzanne. . Treatment of Tardive Dyskinesia with High Dose Vitamin B6 Associated with Depression and Nonresponse, and Failure of Valbenazine to Treat TD Long-term

McCoy, Marjorie; Schindzielorz, Adam; Holroyd, Suzanne. . Treatment of Tardive Dyskinesia with High Dose Vitamin B6 Associated with Depression and Nonresponse, and Failure of Valbenazine to Treat TD Long-term