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Stephen Pesanti MD MBA

Stephen Pesanti
Designation
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
  • Director of Educational Programs in Forensic Psychiatry
Contact Information
  • spesanti [at] uic.edu
  • Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI)
    912 S. Wood St.
    Department of Psychiatry (MC 913)
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:433
Website

Dr. Stephen Pesanti completed his psychiatry residency at the Cleveland Clinic and his forensic psychiatry fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is currently an attending in the Mood and Anxiety Clinic here at UIC where he works in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. He is also available for forensic psychiatry evaluations and consultations in both the criminal and civil settings.

  • psychiatry

    General adult psychiatry, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and psychosis, inpatient and outpatient clinical work, criminal and civil forensic psychiatry, correctional psychiatry.

  • Pesanti S, Gun Violence and the Phenomena of Multiple Murder

    • Grand Rounds presentation at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Mar 2016
    • Grand Rounds presentation at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Mar 2016


  • Pesanti S, Esplin B, Hamm B, Karafa S, Jimenez XF. A Retrospective Analysis of Underlying Psychosocial and Ethicolegal Issues Driving Psychiatric Capacity Evaluation Requests in the Medical Setting.

    • Grand Rounds presentation at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Feb 20166
    • Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, Houston, TX, Oct 2015
    • Oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, New Orleans, LA, Nov 2015


  • Pesanti S, Povlinski J. An analysis of dosing strategies when using cyproheptadine to treat serotonin syndrome: A case series.

    • Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, New Orleans, LA, Nov 2015


  • Pesanti S, Povlinski J. An analysis of dosing strategies when using cyproheptadine to treat serotonin syndrome: A case series.

    • Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, New Orleans, LA, Nov 2015


  • Jimenez XF, Pesanti S, Hamm B, Karafa S, Esplin B. A Retrospective Analysis of Underlying Psychosocial and Ethicolegal Issues Driving Psychiatric Capacity Evaluation Requests in the Medical Setting.

    • Poster presented at Annual Cleveland Clinic Research Day, Cleveland, OH, Sept 2015


  • Pesanti S., Hall C., Clozapine re-challenge after clozapine-induced anemia: A case report.

    • Presentation at the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine’s National Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Nov 2014 and Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s Neurological Institute Research Day, Cleveland, OH, May 2014


  • Chandy A., Pesanti S., Hall C., The influence of customized psychopharmacological smart phrases on improving psychopharmacotherapy skills.

    • Presentation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine’s Education Retreat, Cleveland, OH, Mar 2014


  • Hall C., Pesanti S., Rechallenge of clozapine and the utility of the national registry: a case report.

    • Presentation at the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, 2013


  • Pesanti S, Hamm B, Esplin B, Karafa M Jimenez XF.  A Retrospective Analysis of Underlying Psychosocial and Ethicolegal Issues Driving Psychiatric Capacity Evaluation Requests in the Medical Setting. Psychosomatics, Volume 58, Issue 5, 483 – 489.