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Mario Cristancho

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
Attending Physician, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine. Philadelphia, PA
Medical Director, Electroconvulsive Therapy service., 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
Medical Director, Outpatient Services , Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia,PA
Department: Psychiatry

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Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-7181
Fax: 215-746-4116
Education:
M.D.
Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS), Colombia , 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia,PA, 2008-2009.
Resident in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia,PA, 2009-2012.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Treatment and Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,PA, 2012-2013.
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Selected Publications

Frederick L. Hitti, Andrew I. Yang, Mario A. Cristancho, and Gordon H. Baltuch: Deep Brain Stimulation Is Effective for Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression. J. Clin. Med. 9 (9), August 2020.

Hitti,F.,Yang,A.,Cristancho,MA., Baltuch,G : Meta-analysis and Meta-regression of Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression. 2020 American Association of Neurological Surgeons 2020.

Falcome M, Bernardo L, Wileyto P, Allenby C, Burke A, Hamilton R, Cristancho M, Ashare R, Loughead J, Lerman C: Lack of effect of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on short-term smoking cessation: Results of a randomized, sham-controlled clinical trial. Drug and Alcohol Dependence ELSEVIER, 194: 244-251, January 2019.

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 13(5): 659-665, 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.

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

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.

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.

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