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Christian G. Kohler, M.D.

Professor of Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Neuropsychiatrist, Brain Behavior Clinic , University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Director of Neuropsychiatry/Schizophrenia Research Center, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Psychosis Evaluation and Recovery Center, UPENN
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Neuropsychiatry Program
3400 Spruce Street
10th Floor, Gates Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156140161
Fax: 2156627903
Innsbruck University, Austria, 1985.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Psychiatry, Wright State University, Dayton OH , 1986-1990.
Resident in Neurology , University of Cincinnati, OH , 1990-1993.
Fellow in Neuropsychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA , 1994-1997.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology , 1992.
Pennsylvania MD-041240-L, 1994.
United Council for Neurological Subspecialties: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry , 2012.
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Description of Research Expertise

Early Psychosis
Social Cognition
Comprehensive Treatment

Description of Clinical Expertise

Early Psychosis
Comprehensive Treatment

Selected Publications

Bilker WB, Brensinger C, Kurtz MM, Kohler CG, Gur RC, Siegel SJ, Gur RE: Development of an abbreviated schizophrenia quality of life scale using a new method. Neuropsychopharmacology 28: 773-7, April 2003.

Gur RE, McGrath C, Chan RM, Schroeder L, Turner T, Turetsky BI, Kohler C, Alsop D, Maldjian J, Ragland JD, Gur RC. : An fMRI study of facial emotion processing in patients with schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry 159(12): 1992-1999, December 2002.

Kohler CG, Moberg PJ, Gur RE, O’Connor MJ, Sperling MR, Doty RL: Olfactory dysfunction in schizophrenia and temporal lobe epilepsy Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, Behavioral Neurology 14: 83-88, 2001.

Kohler CG, Carran MA, Bilker W, O’Connor MJ, Sperling MR: Association of fear auras with mood and anxiety disorders following temporal lobectomy. Epilepsia 42: 674-81, 2001.

Ragland JD, Gur RC, Raz J, Schroeder L, Smith RJ, Kohler CG, Alavi A, Gur RE.: Effect of schizophrenia on frontotemporal activity during word encoding and recognition: a PET cerebral blood flow study. American Journal of Psychiatry 158: 1114-25, 2001.

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