Mahendra T. Bhati

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Attending Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital
Associate Medical Director, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Department of Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic
3535 Market Street, 2nd floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-4850
Fax: 215-746-7319
B.S., B.A. (Biology, Chemistry)
Emory University, 1996.
M.D. (Medicine)
Louisiana State University, 2001.
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Description of Research Expertise

Deep brain stimulation
Transcranial magnetic stimulation
Quantitative electrophysiology

Description of Other Expertise

Treatment-resistant mood disorders

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Bhati's research involves combining neuromodulation with brain imaging techniques. Currently he is involved in multiple studies. One utilizies transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) with quantitative electroencephalography (qEEG) to examine cortical connectivity in schizophrenia, another involves deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the ventral striatum for the treatment of severe depression.

Selected Publications

Ragland JD, Moelter ST, Bhati MT, Valdez JN, Kohler CG, Siegel SJ, Gur RC, Gur RE: Effect of retrieval effort and switching demand on fMRI activation during semantic word generation in schizophrenia. Schizophr Res 99(1-3): 312-23, Feb 2008.

Turetsky BI, Kohler CG, Indersmitten T, Bhati MT, Charbonnier D, Gur RC: Facial emotion recognition in schizophrenia: when and why does it go awry? Schizophr Res 94(1-3): 253-63, Aug 2007.

Bhati MT, Datto CJ, O’Reardon JP: Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and empirical treatments for catatonia. Psychiatry 2007 4(3): 46-52, Mar 2007.

Caroff SN, Ungvari GS, Bhati MT, Datto CJ, O’Reardon JP: Catatonia and prediction of response to ECT. Psychiatric Annals 32(1): 57-64, Jan 2007.

Bhati MT: The brain, language, and schizophrenia. Current Psychiatry Reports 7(4): 297-393, Aug 2005.

Bhati MT: What makes aripiprazole the ‘different’ antipsychotic. Current Psychiatry 4(7): 51-60, Aug 2005.

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Last updated: 07/30/2009
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