Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA

Founding Co-Director, Penn Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program
Retired Faculty, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics

Dr. Anthony L. Rostain's 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. In addition to co-founding the Penn Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program along with Dr. J. Russell Ramsay, PhD, for many years he treated young patients at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where he served as Co-Director of the Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Psychiatry Service.  

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 a recent 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).

Having since retired from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Rostain serves as Chief and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Cooper University Health Care, and Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. 

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