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Shiwen Yuan, MD


Shiwen Yuan, MD, is a psychiatrist who treats adults in outpatient and inpatient settings. Dr. Yuan earned his medical degree from Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, China.

While completing his psychiatry residency at Rhode Island Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Dr. Yuan pursued research on transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), and novel treatments for depression and their mechanisms. He has co-authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, the Society of Biological Psychiatry, and the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Yuan employs a combination of biological, psychological and social approaches to mental health issues. He speaks English and Mandarin.




Outpatient Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Providence
146 West River Street, second floor
Providence, RI 02904


  • Medical School:  Shanghai Medical College - Fudan University
  • Internship:  Brown University
  • Residency:  Brown University