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Theodote K. Pontikes, MD, MBA, FAPA, DFAACAP

Theodote K. Pontikes, MD

Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences

Associate Professor

Languages Spoken

English, French,Greek,Spanish (intermediate)

Clinical Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Learning Disorder
  • Mood Disorder

About Dr. Pontikes

Interests
Travel, Theater, Family Time

Medical Education

Medical School
University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago
Residency
University of Chicago Medical Center - General and Adult Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Fellowship
  • University of Chicago/MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics - Clinical Medical Ethics
  • Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School - Psychosomatic Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology Psychiatry
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology Subspecialty Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Research

  • Electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with multiple sclerosis and recurrent catatonia Pontikes, T. K.; Dinwiddie, S. H., The journal of ECT
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(1)Cuceu M, Pontikes T. “The Physician and Community of Faithful in the Integrated Care of the Mentally Ill: An Orthodox Christian Discussion of the Physician’s Moral and Professional Obligations.” Christian Bioethics. Volume 22, Issue 3, December 2016, pages 301-314. [First published online September 14, 2016]

(2) Pontikes T, Dinwiddie S. “ECT in a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis and Recurrent Catatonia.” The Journal of ECT. Volume 24, Issue 4, December 2010, pages 270-271.

(3) Flora K, Raftopoulos A, Pontikes T. “A Look at the Evolution of the Self-Help Movement.” Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery. Volume 5, Issue 3 & 4, July 2010, pages 214-225.

(4) Flora K, Raftopoulos A, Pontikes T.
“Current Status of Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous in Greece: Factors Influencing Member Enrollment.” Journal of Groups in Addiction and Recovery. Volume 5, Issue 3 & 4, July 2010, pages 226-239.