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Elizabeth A. Kastelic, M.D.

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Assistant Professor
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Young and Adolescent Mood Disorder Affective Disorder Center


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Bloomberg Children’s Center, Level 12
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans St.
Baltimore, MD 21237



Medical School: 
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center General Medicine, Psychiatry (internship)
Johns Hopkins Hospital Adult Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Special Interests:

Mood Disorders,
Medical and Community Education,
Familial Bipolar Disorder


Elizabeth A. Kastelic, M.D., directs Johns Hopkins’ Young Adult & Adolescent Affective Disorders Service. A graduate of Emory University and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, in 1993, she trained in general medicine and psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 1993-1994, in adult psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1994-1997.

She returned to Hopkins after completing a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Research interests include mood disorders with a focus on adolescent and young adult health, and medical and community education. She is principal investigator of a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded, multi-site study on adolescents at risk for familial bipolar disorder.

Selected Publications:
Hess SG, Cox TS, Gonzales LC, Kastelic EA, Mink SP, Rose LE, Swartz KL. A survey of adolescents' knowledge about depression. Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2004 Dec;18(6):228-34.

March J, Silva S, Petrycki S, Curry J, Wells K, Fairbank J, Burns B, Domino M,     McNulty S, Vitiello B, Severe J; Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS) Team. Fluoxetine, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and their combination for adolescents with depression: Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS) randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2004 Aug 18;292(7):807-20.

Pediatric Psychopharmacology.  2003, Oxford: University Press. Walkup JT, Ritter-Welzant J., Kastelic EA., Joshi N., Frosch E., Antidepressants III:  Other Agents, Chapter 24: 295-308.

Riddle MA, Kastelic EA, and Frosch E. Pediatric psychopharmacology. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines  2001, 42(1): 73-90.

Kastelic EA, Labellarte MJ, and Riddle MA.  Selective reuptake inhibitors for children and adolescents. Current Psychiatry Reports 2000, 2: 117-121.

Phone: 410-614-4948

Fax: 410-955-0152

Email: ekastel@mail.jhmi.edu