Mario Cristancho

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Clinician, Neuromodulation Service (TMS, Vagus Nerve Stimulation, ECT, and Deep Brain Stimulation), Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Penn., Philadelphia,PA
Attending Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia,PA
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia,PA
Clinician, Comprehensive Consultation Service Mood Disorders Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia,PA
Lecturer B, Department of Family & Community Health., University of Pennsylvania, School of nursing, Philadelphia,PA
Medical Director, Electroconvulsive Therapy service., Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia,PA
Medical Director, Medical Director Brain and Behavior Change Program., Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia,PA
Medical Director, Transcranial magnetic stimulation and neuromodulation program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia,PA
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
3535 Market Street
4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-7181
Fax: 215-746-7377
Education:
M.D.
Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS), Colombia , 2005.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Treatment resistant depression
Mood disorders
Neuromodulation

Selected Publications

MA Cristancho, MT Bhati, JP O’Reardon, GH Baltuch: Deep brain stimulation (DBS) for treatment resistant depression (TRD): 5 year follow up. Presented at the International Brain Stimulation Conference Barcelona, Spain March 2017.

Cristancho MA, Thase ME: Critical Appraisal of Selegiline transdermal system for major depressive disorder. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery February 2016.

Cristancho MA, Thase ME: Dysthymic Disorder/Chronic Depressive Disorder The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology. Robin Cautin R, Lilienfeld S (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell's, 2015.

Cristancho MA, Cristancho P, Altinay M, O’Reardon JP: Vagus Nerve Stimulation (Book Chapter). Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics: Contemporary Surgical & Device-Based Treatments in Psychiatry. Rauch. SL, Dougherty DD, Greenberg BD (eds.). Humana Press, 2014.

Thase ME, Cristancho MA: Drug safety evaluation of Olanzapine / Fluoxetine combination. Expert Opinion on Drug Safety 13(8): 1133-41, 2014.

Moyer M, Cristancho MA, O’Reardon JP. : Clinical Efficacy of repetitive Transcranial magnetic Stimulation in Depression Clinical Guide to the Administration of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Holtzheimer PE , McDonald W. (eds.). Oxford University Press, Page: 17-31, 2014.

Cristancho MA, O’Reardon JP, Cristancho P, Bhati MT, Thase ME: Effectiveness of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Clinical Practice: Results observed with 49 cases of major depression National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC) annual meeting, Ann Arbor, MI October 2013.

Cristancho MA, Helmer A, Connolly R, Cristancho P, O’Reardon JP: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as a Substitute for Maintenance Electroconvulsive Therapy - A Case Series The Journal of ECT 29(2): 106-108, 2013.

Cristancho MA, Cristancho P, O'Reardon JP. : Other Therapeutic Psychiatric Uses of Superficial Brain Stimulation (book chapter). Handb Clin Neurol 116C: 415-422, 2013.

Cristancho MA, Cristancho P, Connolly R, Helmer A, Bhati MT, O’Reardon JP. : Maintenance Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Major Depression – Outcomes at 12 months and beyond. International society for electroconvulsive therapy and neurostimulaiton (ISEN) annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA May 2012 Notes: Poster presentation.

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