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Mark Famador

Mark Famador, MD

Program Director, Adult Psychiatry Residency

Department: Psychiatry

Practices: Drexel Psychiatry

Specialties: Psychiatry


  • MD - University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
  • New Jersey Psychiatric Association
  • Academy of Cognitive Therapy
  • International Society for ECT and Neuro-stimulation
  • American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology

Other Languages Spoken


Mark Famador, MD, earned his BA in philosophy at the Jesuit University of the Ateneo de Manila in the Philippines. He completed his psychiatry residency training at Drexel University College of Medicine. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Famador provided inpatient care at the Psychiatric Medical Care Unit (PMCU) at Hahnemann University Hospital. He has experience in neuromodulation therapies (e.g., ECT and TMS), and also medication-assisted treatment for patients with addiction.

Dr. Famador has a strong passion for psychopharmacology, ethics, philosophy and advocacy issues. He has been member of the Council on Advocacy of New Jersey Psychiatric Association, and is a board of trustees representative for the Southern Chapter of the New Jersey Psychiatric Association.

Clinical Services

Major depression, Catatonia, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Medication management for psychiatric conditions, Neuromodulation treatments, Transmagnetic stimulation (TMS), Medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder, Addiction treatment, Other psychotherapeutic modalities


  • Electro-Convulsive Therapy - Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh (2013)


  • General Adult Psychiatry - Drexel University College of Medicine (2008)

Mark Famador, MD, is a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and director of the Adult Psychiatry Residency program for Drexel University College of Medicine. He joins Drexel from Cooper University Hospital of Rowan University, where he was assistant professor. He has juggled several roles, such as teaching psychopharmacology to residents while serving on the Pharmacy Committee and Therapeutics and Ethics Committee of the hospital.

Throughout his career, he has been an excellent teacher, including in the psychopharmacology and neuromodulation lecture series for the Adult Psychiatry Residency program in Cooper. He also has been actively involved in teaching medical students from Rowan University in Camden.


"Culture, Religion and Mental Health: A Proof of Concept Case Report"
Umang Shah, MD, MPH, Anum Bhatia, MD, Mark B. Famador, MD
Department of Psychiatry, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey, May 2017

"Atypical Methods of Catatonia Treatment; A New Standard of Paralytics and Psychopharmacology"
David Clements IV, MD, Mark Famador, MD
Cooper University Hospital Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, N.J., April 2015

"Dextromethorphan Intoxication: a Neurochemical and Phenomenology Based Review in the Context of Patient Management"
Chris Winfrey, MD, David Clements IV, MD, Mark Famador, MD, Consuelo Cagande, MD
Cooper University Hospital Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, New Jersey, April 2014

"Gabapentin As an Adjunct in Heroine/Opiod Withdrawal Anxiety"
Chris Winfrey, MD, Parana Prajapati, MD, Consuelo Cagande, MD, Mark Famador MD
Cooper University Hospital/ Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, New Jersey, April 2014

"Delusional Infestation: A Report on Complex Interplay Between Physiologic and Psychological Causes and Comprehensive Management"
Prajapati P, Winfrey C, Sedky K,Famador, M
Poster presented at: Philadelphia Colloquium of Scholars, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Camden Scholars Forum, Camden, New Jersey, April 2014


"Brief Cognitive Behavioral Interventions to Augment Psychopharmacology in Mood and Psychotic Disorders"
Dana Foglesong, NAMI, Dr. Mohammed Asif Khan, Dr. Donna Sudak, Dr. Narsimha Pinninti,  Dr. Mark Famador
Presented at the APA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2016

"The Therapist’s Entrance Into Fatherhood and Its Impact on Psychotherapy"
April E. Fallon, PhD, Virginia Barbender, PhD, Mark Famador, MD, Ryan Kuehner, MA
Presented at the APA, Washington D.C., May 2008

Contact Information

Academic Office

Department of Psychiatry
245 N. 15th Street
New College Building, Room 17308
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.762.4455
Fax: 215.762.4259