Wen Cai

Dr. Cai is a board-certified psychiatrist, with his Ph.D. training in Neuroscience.


1985-1991 M.D.
Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China
1994-1998 Ph.D.
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
1998-2002 Residency in Psychiatry

Washington University in St Louis, MO/Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Faculty Appointments

2002-2007: Assistant Professor 
Department of Psychiatry, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX
2012-Present: Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry, The University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
2012-Present: Associate Professor
Department of Psychology, School of Mind, Brain and Behavior, College of Science, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Research Background

2002-2007: Principal Investigator, Emotional and Cognitive Memory Function and its relationship to PTSD: Basic Mechanism and Novel Clinical Intervention
2005-Current: Principal Investigator, Clinical Research Projects in areas of Major Depressive Disorder, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, and Schizophrenia

Fields of Clinical Expertise 

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Alcohol and substance abuse
  • Suboxone treatment
  • Other psychiatric conditions

Dr. Cai’s clientele ranges from child/adolescent to adult.