Dr. Xiong's clinical interests include: Emergency & Inpatient Psychiatry, Medical & Psychiatric Comorbidities, Dementia Care, Post-Acute and Long-term Care Medicine and Neuropsychiatry.
M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento CA 2001
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1997
Internal Medicine & Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC 2001-2006
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2006
American Board of Post-Acute and Longterm Care Medicine, 2011
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008
American Medical Director's Association of Post-Acute and Long-term Care Medicine
American Psychiatric Association
Association of Medicine and Psychiatry
Honors and Awards
Mental Health Champion Award, Sacramento County Division of Behavioral Health Services, 2013
Select Recent Publications
How PC, Newman WJ, Xiong GL. Agitated and hallucinating, with a throbbing headache. Current Psychiatry. 2016 Jan;15(1)45-50.
Holoyda B, Fritz K, Xiong GL. A case of nicotine overdose-induced seizure on an inpatient psychiatric unit. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry. 2015 Nov;27(4):e3-e4.
Xiong GL, Filshtein T, Beckett LA, Hinton L. Antipsychotic Use in a diverse population with dementia: A retrospective review of the National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center Database. J of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. 2015 Fall; 27(4)326-332.
Holoyda B, Xiong G. Catatonia Associated With Alprazolam Discontinuation in a Young Man With Cardiac Cirrhosis. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2015 Dec;35(6):735-6.
Xiong GL, Prybol K, Boyle SH, Hall R, Streilein RD, Steffens DC, Krishnan R, Rogers JG, O'Connor CM, Jiang W; SADHART-CHF Investigators. Inflammation Markers and Major Depressive Disorder in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure: Results From the Sertraline Against Depression and Heart Disease in Chronic Heart Failure Study. Psychosomatic Medicine. July, 2015.
Rao S, Raney L, Xiong GL. Reducing medical comorbidity and mortality in severe mental illness: Collaboration with primary and preventive care could improve outcomes. Current Psychiatry. 2015 Jul;14(7):15-20.
Xiong GL, Iosif AM, Suo S, McCarron RM, Koike A, Onate J, Carter C. Understanding preventive health screening services use in persons with serious mental illness: How does integrated behavioral health primary care compare? International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine. 2015 Apr;48(4): 279–98.
Barnhorst A, Xiong GL. Pulmonary embolism in a psychiatric patient. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2014 Nov:171(11): 1155-1157.
Bregman A, Fritz K, Xiong GL. Lactulose-associated lithium toxicity. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 2014 Aug;34.
Bourgeois JA, Hategan A, Ford J, Tisi DK, Xiong GL. Delirium and hypovitaminosis D: Neuroimaging Findings. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. Aug, 2014.