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Brandon Hage MD MA

Brandon Hage
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Gender Pronouns
  • he/him
Contact Information
  • hagebm [at]
  • (312) 355-3016
  • Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI)
    912 S. Wood St.
    Department of Psychiatry (MC 913)
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:322

Dr. Brandon Hage (preferred pronouns: “he/him”) is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the University of Illinois Chicago. He completed Medical School at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and completed General Adult Residency and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Western Psychiatric Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During his training, he also completed the Women’s Mental Health & Reproductive Psychiatry Area of Concentration, the Public Service Psychiatry Fellowship, and the Academic Administrator/Clinician Educator Track. He created a reproductive psychiatry curriculum for OBY/GYN residents at UPMC Magee Women’s Hospital and is currently working on creating a standardized, national curriculum for OB/GYN physicians through his work with the National Curriculum in Reproductive Psychiatry (NCRP). His clinical interests lie in child & adolescent psychiatry, women’s mental health including dual diagnosis treatment and trauma disorders, perinatal and postpartum psychiatry, emergency psychiatry, resident and medical student education, community psychiatry, physician well-being, racial and gender inequities in medicine, and social determinants of health.

Dr. Hage was born and raised in Buffalo, New York and is a lifelong Bills and Sabres fan. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and dog, listening to comedy or history podcasts, managing his various fantasy baseball dynasty teams, and taking in the beautiful Chicago skyline.

    1. Hage, B., Watson, E., Shenai, N., Osborne, L., Hutner, L., Waltner-Toews, R., Gopalan, P. A Peer-to-Peer, Longitudinal Reproductive Psychiatry Educational Curriculum for Obstetrics/Gynecology Residents. Conditional acceptance at Academic Psychiatry, currently under revision.
    1. Singh, J., Carter, S., Nazarloo, H., Hage, B., & Halaris, A. (2022). The Complex Role of Oxytocin in Major Depressive Disorder. Clinical and Experimental Health Sciences. 12: 462-471.
    1. Hutner, L., Yeaton-Massey, A., Toscano, M., Coulehan, J., Hage, B., Gopalan, P., Doyle, M., Olgun, M., Frew, J., Nagle-Yang., Osborne, L., Miller, E. (2021). Cultivating Mental Health Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Call to Action. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology MFM. Nov; 3(6).
    1. Halaris, A., Hage, B., Carter, C. S., Nazarloo, H. P., & Singh, J. (2020). Does Arginine Vasopressin Reflect HPA-axis Activation in Major Depressive Disorder? Clinical and Experimental Investigations, 1-8.
    2. Hage, B., Britton, B., Daniels, D., Heilman, K., Porges, S. W., & Halaris, A. (2017). Low cardiac vagal tone index by heart rate variability differentiates bipolar from major depression. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 5: 1-9. Presented orally at the Annual Conference for The Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Chicago, Illinois, March 29th, 2019.
    3. Hage, B., Britton, B., Daniels, D., Heilman, K., Porges, S. W., & Halaris, A. (2017). Diminution of Heart Rate Variability in Bipolar Depression. Frontiers in Public Health, 5: 1-10.
    4. Hage, B., Sinacore, J., Heilman, K., Porges, S., & Halaris, A. (2017). Heart Rate Variability predicts treatment outcome in Major Depression. The Journal of Psychiatry and Brain Science, 2, 6: 1-13.
    5. Sharma, A., Kang, R., Hage, B., Meresh, E., Sinacore, J., Pandey, G., & Halaris, A. (2015) Serum BDNF: A potential biomarker for major depressive disorder and antidepressant response prediction. Journal of Depression & Anxiety, 4, 2: 179-186.