Vassilios Latoussakis, M.D.
Vassilios Latoussakis, MD is a General Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist, with a special interest in mood, anxiety and psychotic disorders, dementia, and the psychiatric complications of the medically compromised.
Dr. Latoussakis graduated from the University of Crete, Greece in 1993. He completed his psychiatry residency in Beth Israel Medical Center in New York and served as chief resident during the academic year 2002-2003. He went on to complete a fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry in New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus in Westchester and subsequently a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center. He is also a graduate of a fellowship in Public (or Community) Psychiatry at at New York Presbyterian-Columbia Campus (Pyschiatric Institute).
Dr. Latoussakis also received training in research as a T-32 fellow under the mentorship of Dr. George Alexopoulos. He focused on electrophysiology as well as neuroimaging research methodology, applied to the study of treatment resistance in late-life depression.
Currently, Dr. Latoussakis is a full time faculty member at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Westchester Division and works as an attending in an inpatient treatment program (“Second Chance”) for the behavioral rehabilitation of patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia. He is also an ECT-trained psychiatrist.
His office is located at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus in Westchester (White Plains).
To schedule an appointment:
Call - (914) 997-5712.
PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES
2008 Alexopoulos GS, Murphy CF, Gunning Dixon FM, Latoussakis V, Klimstra S, Lim KO, Hoptman MJ: Microstructural White Matter Abnormalities and Remission of Geriatric Depression. Am J Psychiatry. 2008 Jan 2; [Epub ahead of print].
2008 Gunning Dixon FM, Hoptman MJ, Lim KO, Murphy CF, Klimstra S, Latoussakis V, Majcher-Tascio M, Hrabe J, Ardekani BA, Alexopoulos GS: Macromolecular White Matter Abnormalities in Geriatric Depression: A Magnetization Transfer Imaging Study . Int J Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2008 Apr;16(4):255-62.
2007 Alexopoulos GS, Gunning Dixon FM, Latoussakis V, Kanellopoulos D, Murphy CF: Anterior Cingulate Dysfunction in Geriatric Depression
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2007 Nov 5; [Epub ahead of print]
2004 Alexopoulos GS, Latoussakis V: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Depression Psychiatric Annals. 2004;34(4):289-296
2008 Vassilios Latoussakis, Linden Spital, Christopher F. Murphy, George S. Alexopoulos: Electrophysiological Response to a Response Inhibition Task in Elderly with Major Depression and Controls Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry, March 2008, Orlando, FL
2007 Vassilios Latoussakis, Faith M. Gunning-Dixon, Matthew J. Hoptman, Christopher F. Murphy, Kelvin O. Lim, Sibel Klimstra, Dora Kanellopoulos, George S. Alexopoulos Neuroanatomical Correlates of Response Inhibition Changes in Geriatric Depression Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry, March 2007, New Orleans, LA
2006 Murphy CF, Hoptman MJ, Gunning-Dixon FM, Lim KO, Katz R, Latoussakis V, Kanellopoulos D, Klimstra S, Alexopoulos GS (2006). Macromolecular Abnormalities in Fronto-Striato-Limbic Regions and Remission of Geriatric Depression. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, December 2006, Hollywood, FL
2006 Alexopoulos GS, Murphy CF, Gunning-Dixon FM, Kalayam B, Katz R, Klimstra S, Latoussakis V, Kanellopoulos D, Foxe JJ Electrophysiological Response to an Emotional Go/No-Go Test and Remission of Geriatric Depression. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, December 2006, Hollywood FL
CHAPTERS AND BOOKS
2009 Latoussakis V, Klimstra S, Kiosses D, Kalayam B, Alexopoulos GS: book chapter on “The Elderly Psychiatric Inpatient” in the “Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry”, edited by Fred Ovsiew, MD and Richard Munich, MD, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009
2009 Latoussakis V, Klimstra S, Alexopoulos GS: book chapter on “Depression in Old Age: a General Overview” in the “Hot Topics in Neurology and Psychiatry”, edited by Fulvio Bruno, M.D., published by FBCommunication (publication pending).
2009 Klimstra S, Latoussakis V, Kiosses D, Alexopoulos GS: book chapter on “The Geriatric Unit” in the “Textbook of Hospital Psychiatry”, edited by Steven s. Sharfstein, MD, published by the American Psychiatric Publishing (publication pending).
2006 Bialer PA, Kato K, Latoussakis V: book chapter on “Psychotropic Drug Interactions with Antiretroviral Medications” in the “Psychiatric Aspects of HIV/AIDS” 1st edition, edited by Frank Fernandez, MD and Pedro Ruiz, MD, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006
2003 Latoussakis V, Roane D, Tagliati M, Alterman R. “Psychiatric Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation in Patients with Parkinson’s disease: Preliminary Findings of a Prospective Study” [Abstract] International Psychogeriatrics 15(2):117-8, 2003
- Geriatric Psychiatry
- General Psychiatry
- Mood Disorder
- Psychotic Disorder
- Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
- M.D., University of Crete Medical School (Greece), 1993