Dr. Rodney J. Pelchat MD Psychiatrist

Dr. Rodney Pelchat is a psychiatrist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been in practice for 30 years. He is one of 45 doctors at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital who specialize in Psychiatry.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: General Psychiatry

Education & Medical Training

University of Maryland
Residency, Psychiatry, 1984 - 1987

University of Maryland
Fellowship, Geriatric Psychiatry, 1987 - 1989

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Electroconvulsive therapy for depression in a Parkinson''s disease patient with bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulators.
Chou, K. L., Hurtig, H. I., Jaggi, J. L., Baltuch, G. H., Pelchat, R. J., Weintraub, D.

Predictors of recovery from major depression among geriatric psychiatry inpatients: the importance of caregivers' beliefs.
Casten, R. J., Rovner, B. W., Shmuely-Dulitzki, Y., Pasternak, R. E., Pelchat, R., Ranen, N.

A comparison of self-reported function assessed before and after depression treatment among depressed geriatric inpatients.
Casten, R. J., Rovner, B. W., Pasternak, R. E., Pelchat, R.

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