Steven P. Wengel, MD, c. 2018



Steven P. Wengel, MD, c. 2018




Steven P. Wengel, MD is an Omaha local, graduating from UNMC College of Medicine in 1968. He did his psychiatry residency and geriatric psychiatry fellowship in the Creighton-Nebraska combined residency program and joined the UNMC faculty in 1991.

Dr. Wengel served as chair of the department for thirteen years, stepping down in 2018 to become division director of Geriatric Psychiatry Clinical Services. He previously served as director of medical student education in psychiatry and was a member of the College of Medicine’s Admissions Committee.

Dr. Wengel continues to teach in the Department of Psychiatry and serves as a psychiatrist at Nebraska Medicine. His clinical and research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of dementia, mood disorders and other psychiatric problems affecting older adults, as well as the psychiatric complications of Parkinson's disease and the pathophysiology and management of delirium.


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