Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA

Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Medical Director, Adult Developmental Disorders Section

Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA
University of Pennsylvania, USA

Anthony L. Rostain is Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA. His clinical focus is “lifespan neurodevelopmental psychiatry,” which includes patients of all ages with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Tourette Syndrome, Learning Disabilities (verbal and nonverbal) and related social learning disorders. He treats patients at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where he is Co-Director of the Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry Service, and at Penn Medicine / Behavioral Health where he is Medical Director of the Adult Development Disorders Unit which includes the Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program and the Adult Social Learning Disorders Program.  

Dr. Rostain's research interests focus on improving clinical outcomes for patients across the lifespan with neurodevelopmental disorders, and on creating effective service systems for these patients and their families. He has co-authored two books on adult ADHD, entitled The Adult ADHD Tool Kit: Using CBT to Facilitate Coping Inside and Out, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD: An Integrative Psychosocial and Medical Approach (Routledge).  He is also co-author of an upcoming book on college mental health entitled The Stressed Years of Their Lives: Helping Your Kid Survive and Thrive During Their College Years (St. Martin’s Press).


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