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Christopher Bellonci, MD, Psychiatry, Boston, MA

ChristopherBellonciMD

Psychiatry Boston, MA

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender Focused

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Tufts Medical Center

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Education & Training

  • McLean HospitalFellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1991 - 1993
  • Albert Einstein Healthcare Network
    Albert Einstein Healthcare NetworkResidency, Psychiatry, 1988 - 1991
  • University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio
    University of Texas Health Science Center - San AntonioClass of 1988
  • Boston UniversityBA, 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 1991 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1989 - 1992
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Named one of the “Best Doctors in America” US News and World Report, 2013
  • Distinguished Fellow American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2013
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Growth in the Concurrent Use of Antipsychotics With Other Psychotropic Medications in Medicaid-Enrolled Children  
    Kreider AR, Matone, M, Bellonci C, dosReis S, Feudtner C, Huang Y-S, Rubin DM, Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 9/2014
  • Expanded Usage of Prazosin in Pre-Pubertal Children with Nightmares Resulting from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder  
    Racin, R, Bellonci, C, Coffey, B, Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 1/1/2014
  • Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders  
    Bellonci, C, Co-Author and Member, Parameter Development Work Group, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Lectures

  • Current Controversies in the Use of Psychiatric Medications for Children and Youth: A Critical Debate 
    Clearwater, FL - 1/1/2014
  • Bipolar and Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorders in Children and Adolescents 
    1/1/2014
  • Organizing with Youth for Change: Challenges and Rewards 
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2014
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Other

  • Fostering Appropriate Psychotropic Medication Use among Youth in Foster Care: The Problem, Policy Response, and Resources 
    Mackie, TI, Bellonci, C, & Leslie LK, CW 360 degrees: A Comprehensive Look at Prevalent Child Welfare Issues
    1/1/2013
  • Reframing Mental Health Practice for Children, Youth and Families: In Search of Developmental Competencies to Improve Functioning Across Life Domains 
    Bellonci C, Jordan PE, Massey OT, Lieberman O, Zubritsky C, Edwall G., Issue Brief
    http://www.nasmhpd.org/images/Prevention_Rountable.pdf
    SAMHSA, Washington DC - 2012
  • Multi-State Study on Psychotropic Medication Oversight in Foster Care: Study Report. 
    Leslie LK, Mackie T, Dawson EH, Bellonci C, Schoonover DR, Rodday AM, Hayek M, Hyde J
    Tufts University School of Medicine - 9/2010
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Press Mentions

  • Overprescribing for Medicaid Kids Sparked by Behavioral Health Provider Shortage
    Overprescribing for Medicaid Kids Sparked by Behavioral Health Provider ShortageMarch 29th, 2018

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