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Patricio Riva Posse, MD

Assistant Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: 404-727-9004



Patricio Riva Posse, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University.

Dr. Riva Posse is an attending physician in the Adult Psychiatry Inpatient Unit at Wesley Woods Hospital. His clinical and research activities focus on treatment-resistant mood disorders. He is member of the electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) group, in the Treatment-Resistant Depression Clinic and is involved in the development of novel therapeutics.

He is co-investigator in the investigational protocol of subcallosal cingulate deep brain stimulation (DBS) in Treatment-Resistant Depression in Helen Mayberg's Laboratory.

Born in Argentina, he earned his Medical Doctor degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires.. He did his Psychiatry training at Emory University, where he was chief resident in 2011-2012. Prior to coming to Emory, he had completed a residency and chief residency in Neurology at the "Instituto de Investigaciones Neurológicas- Dr. Raúl Carrea - FLENI" in Argentina.