Meet Dr. Christos Ballas, Depression Expert

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Dr. Ballas has joined the My Depression team to answer your pressing depression questions. Email them to us!

Christos Ballas, MD, is an academic and forensic psychiatrist. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College and completed his residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor. He works as inpatient and consult/liaison psychiatrist, in addition to maintaining a private practice dedicated to forensics.

Dr. Ballas has published and lectured extensively. His medical interests include forensic issues and violence, pharmacology, and healthcare policy. Dr. Ballas is also a talented artist and a technology enthusiast. One of his current projects include a novel about the end of the internet.

Dr. Ballas looks forward to answering your questions about depression. You can send your questions to