Po-Hsien Lin M.D.

Medical Team: Head and Neck & Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Neuro-Oncology, Palliative Care, Psychosocial Support

Current Title

  • Attending Physician, Department of Psychiatry, 2011-present


  • Psychosomatic medicine
  • Consultation-liaison psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy and biofeedback

Clinical Interests

  • Sleep disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Delirium
  • Suicide prevention and management
  • Palliative care
  • Clinical psychopharmacology

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • English

Education and Training

9/1997-6/2004 National Taiwan University, College of Medicine, MD, Medicine
7/2006-6/2010 Residency, Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital, Yun-Lin Branch, Taiwan
7/2010-6/2011 Fellowship, Psychosomatic Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan

Professional Experience

7/2011-present Attending Physician, Psychiatry, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Taiwanese Society of Psychiatry
  • Member, Taiwanese Society of Geriatric Psychiatry

Selected Publications

  1. Chao-Yu Liu, Meg Mei-Chih Tseng, Po-Hsien Lin. "Encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroid disease (Hashimoto's thyroiditis) presenting as depression: a case report", General Hospital Psychiatry 33(6): 641 e647-649 (2011)
  2. Pai-Hao Huang, Jen-Jen Su, Po-Hsien Lin. "Iron Deficiency Anemia -A Rare Etiology of Sinus Thrombosis in Adults", Acta Neurol Taiwan 19(2):125-30 (2010 June)
  3. Ming-Been Lee , Chao-Cheng Lin, Hsi-Chung Chen, Shih-Cheng Liao. "Suicide in cancer patient", E-Poster presentation at the 19th Congress of European Psychiatric Association
  4. Po-Hsien Lin, Tzung-Jeng Hwang. "Neuropsychiatric symptoms in mild cognitive impairment", poster for the 13th International Congress of IFPE
  5. Po-Hsien Lin , Chao-Cheng Lin , Shih-Cheng Liao. "Unnatural Death of Cancer Patients in Taiwan", poster for the 20th International conference on Health Promotion Hospitals and Health Services
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