Dr. Robert A Kowatch MD Psychiatrist

Dr. Robert Kowatch is a psychiatrist in Columbus, Ohio and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Nationwide Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and has been in practice for 30 years. He is one of 27 doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and one of 27 at Nationwide Children's Hospital who specialize in Psychiatry.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: Child & Adolescent

Clinical Interests: Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Bipolar Disorder, Depressive Disorder, Antipsychotic Agents

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Psychiatry, 1981–1983

Graduate Hospital/Tenet Healthcare
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980–1981

Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital
Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1983–1985

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 29 years in Psychiatry

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 28 years in Child Psychiatry

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Parsing Dimensional vs Diagnostic Category-Related Patterns of Reward Circuitry Function in Behaviorally and Emotionally Dysregulated Youth in the Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms Study.
Bebko, G.,Bertocci, M. A.,Fournier, J. C.,Hinze, A. K.,Bonar, L.,Almeida, J. R.,Perlman, S. B.,Versace, A.,Schirda, C.,Travis, M.,Gill, M. K.,Demeter, C.,Diwadkar, V. A.,Ciuffetelli, G.,Rodriguez, E.,Olino, T.,Forbes, E.,Sunshine, J. L.,Holland, S. K.,Kowatch, R. A.,Birmaher, B.,Axelson, D.,Horwitz, S. M.,Arnold, L. E.,Fristad, M. A.,Youngstrom, E. A.,Findling, R. L.,Phillips, M. L.

Phenomenology of bipolar disorder not otherwise specified in youth: a comparison of clinical characteristics across the spectrum of manic symptoms.
Hafeman, D.,Axelson, D.,Demeter, C.,Findling, R. L.,Fristad, M. A.,Kowatch, R. A.,Youngstrom, E. A.,Horwitz, S. M.,Arnold, L. E.,Frazier, T. W.,Ryan, N.,Gill, M. K.,Hauser-Harrington, J. C.,Depew, J.,Rowles, B. M.,Birmaher, B.

Post-acute effectiveness of lithium in pediatric bipolar I disorder.
Findling, R. L.,Kafantaris, V.,Pavuluri, M.,McNamara, N. K.,Frazier, J. A.,Sikich, L.,Kowatch, R.,Rowles, B. M.,Clemons, T. E.,Taylor-Zapata, P.

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