Marie B. Tobin MD

Director Consult-Liaison and Emergency Psychiatry

5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3077 B306
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Phone: 773-702-9721
Patient Calls: 773-702-9721
Fax: 773-834-6761

Education & Training

  • University of Ireland, University College Cork. M.B. B. Ch. B.A.O., 1982
  • Internship, Mercy Hospital, Cork, Ireland, 1982-1983
  • Family Practice residency. North West Health Board family Practice Training Program, Ireland 1983-1986
  • PGY-1, General Adult Psychiatry, University College Dublin, Mater Hospital, Dublin, 1986-1987
  • PGY-11/111/1V, General Adult Psychiatry St. George’s Hospital, London, 1987-1991
  • Clinical Research Fellowship, Consult-Liaison Psychiatry, National Institute of mental Health, 1992-1993
  • Board Certified, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Adult, General)
  • Board Certified, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychosomatic Medicine)

Clinical Interests

  • Consult-Liaison Psychiatry
  • Psycho-Oncology
  • Transplant Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry of HIV

Research Interests

  • Delivery of Psychiatric services to medically ill hospitalized patients.
  • Psychiatric morbidity in cancer patients.


  • Director, Emergency Psychiatry Course (PGY-1 Curriculum)
  • Director, Consult- Liaison Case Conference (PGY-1-11 Curriculum).
  • Lecturer, Didactic Lecture Series (MS 3 Curriculum)
  • Lecturer, Psychosomatic Series (PGY-11 curriculum)

Society Memberships

  • Member, American Psychiatric Association (APA)
  • Fellow, Academy Psychosomatic Medicine (APM)
  • Member, American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS)

Selected Publications

  • Tobin, M. B. and Steinberg, G. D. (2015), A review of incidence and relevant risk factors in genitourinary malignancies. Cancer. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29273
  • Lavakumar, M., Chooh, TH., Gerkin, J., Khan, D., Lee, S., Nicholson, S., Rosenthal, L., Schwartz, A., Tobin, M., Shapiro, P. 2015. Parameters of Consultee Satisfaction with Inpatient Psychiatric Consultation Services. A Multi-Center Study. Psychosomatics
  • Tobin M.B. (1983) Doctors involved in violence (Letter) I, 8598
  • Tobin, M.B. Lim L.C., Falkowski W.F. (1991) How do we manage violent behavior?  British Journal of Clinical and Social Psychiatry Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 12-18.
  • Lim L.C., Tobin, M.B., Falkowski, W.F. (1991) The characteristics of people who display Violent behavior in a psychiatric hospital.  British Journal of Clinical and Social Psychiatry Vol.8, No. 1,pp. 19-23.
  • Tobin, M.B. Lacey A.H., Meyer L., Mortimer P.S. (1993) The psychological morbidity of Breast cancer-related arm swelling. Cancer Vol. 72, pp. 3248-3252.
  • Tobin, M.B., Schmidt P.J., Rubinow D.R., Rubinow D.R. (1995) Reported alcohol use in Women with premenstrual syndrome.  American Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 151, 19, pp. 1503-1504.
  • Tung-Ping Su, Schmidt P.J., Danaceau M.A., Tobin, M.B., Rosenstein D.L., Murphy D.L., Rubinow, D.R., (1997) Neuropsychopharmacology 16(5): 345-56.7
  • Schmidt P.J., Roca C.A., Tobin M.B., Rubinow D.R., (1998).  Pituitary-Adrenal hormones and Testosterone across the menstrual cycle in women with premenstrual syndrome and controls.  Biol Psychiatry 43(12): 897-903.
  • Schmidt P.J., Newman L., Danaceau M.A., Tobin M.B., Roca C.A., Murphy J.H., Rubinow D.R., (2000) Estrogen replacement in permenopause- related depression. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2000; 183: 414-20.

Other Activities

  • University of Chicago, Committee of Pharmacy and Therapeutics.
  • University of Chicago, Committee of Task Force to Review Professionalism in the Medical School.