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Paul J. Ambrosini

Paul J. Ambrosini, MD

Professor


Department: Psychiatry

Practices: Drexel Psychiatry

Specialties: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry

Education

  • MD - Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University
  • BA in Psychology - Trinity College

Dr. Ambrosini is director of child and adolescent psychiatry at Friends Hospital. He is board certified in adult, child and adolescent psychiatry. He specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents. He also treats adults with schizophrenia, mood disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Accepting a limited number of new referrals. Contact information: 215-831-4617.

Awards and Honors:

  • Best Doctors 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Clinical Services

Depression, Child and adolescent psychiatry, Pharmacotherapy, Psychiatric treatments, Psychiatric evaluation and consultation

Fellowships

  • Child Psychiatry - Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York State Psychiatric Institute

Residencies

  • Psychiatry - New York Hospital, Westchester Division

Internships

  • Psychiatry - New York Hospital, Westchester Division

Dr. Ambrosini is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry.

Research Interests

Assessments of pharmacotherapy, Characterizations of ADHD

Publications

Recent Publications

"Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder characteristics: II. Clinical correlates of irritable mood"
Ambrosini PJ, Bennett DS, Elia J
J. Affect. Dis. 145: 70-76, 2013

"Synthetic cannabinoid-induced psychosis: Two adolescent cases"
Oluwabusi O, Lobach L, Akhtar U, Youngman B, Ambrosini PJ
Journal Child Adolescent Psychopharmacol. 22(5) : 393-5, 2012

"What can ADHD without comorbidity teach us about comorbidity?"
Toshinobu T, Ambrosini PJ, deBerardinis R, Elia J
Res Dev Disabil 33:419-25, 2012

"Analysis of gene-wide association studies top hits in ADHD suggests association to two polymorphisms located in genes expressed in the cerebellum"
Elia J, Lantieri F, Glessner J, Ambrosini PJ, Stotesbery K, Laracy S, Takeda T, Hakonarson H, Devoto M
Abstract, AACAP Scientific Proceedings 37: 260, 2010

"Parental ADHD status and its association with proband ADHD subtype and severity"
Takeda T, Stotesbery K, Ambrosini PJ, Berrettini W, Hakonarson H, Elia J
J. Pediatr.157(6): 995-1000, 2010

"Comorbid ADHD in light of pure ADHD"
Takeda T, Ambrosini PJ, Deberardinis R, Elia J
Abstract, Scientific Proceeding of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 36: 237, 2009

"Nocturnal Enuresis: A suggestive endophenotype marker for a subgroup of inattentive Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder"
Elia J., Toshinobu T., DeBerardinis R, Burke J, Accardo J, Ambrosini P, et al.
J. Pediatr. 155(2): 239-244, 2009

"ADHD and Comorbidity: Latent Class Clusters and DSM-IV Subtypes"
Elia J, Arcos-Burgos M, Ambrosini PJ, et al. 
Psych. Res. 170(2-3): 192-198, 2009

"Candidate gene analysis in an on-going genome-wide association study of ADHD: suggestive association signals in ADRA1A"
Elia J, Capasso M, Ambrosini PJ, Berrettini W, Devoto M, Hakonarson H
Psychiatric Genetics 19(3): 2009

"ADHD Characteristics: I. Concurrent Co-morbidity patterns in children & adolescents"
Elia J, Ambrosini P, Berrettini W
Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. Jul 3;2(1):15, 2008

"Cardiovascular effects of Mixed Amphetamine Salts Extended Release in the treatment of school age children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder"
Donner R, Michaels AM, Ambrosini PJ
Biol. Psych 61: 706-12, 2007

"Cardiovascular Risk Parameters in Psychiatric Outpatients"
Ambrosini PJ, Capuzzi D, Gratz S, Kampmeier F
Abstract, NCDEU, Boca Raton, Fla., 2006


Contact Information


Practice Office

Drexel Psychiatry
4641 Roosevelt Boulevard
Friends Hospital, Scattergood Building
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Phone: 215.831.7800
Fax: 215.831.6382