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Christopher K. Varley, MD

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Christopher K. Varley, MD

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

On staff since October 1978

Children's Title: Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program

Overview

Board Certification(s)
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Psychiatry
Medical/Professional School
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Residency
Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle
Fellowship
Child Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle
Clinical Interests

Pediatric psychiatry; psychopharmacology

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
Fellow - American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Jan. 1, 2009
Listed in International Who's Who of ProfessionalsThe International Who's Who of ProfessionalsJan. 1, 2009
Listed in Who’s Who in Medicine and Health CareThe Who’s Who in Medicine and Health CareJan. 1, 2009
Listed in American Registry of Outstanding ProfessionalsThe American Registry of Outstanding ProfessionalsJan. 1, 2009
Listed in Princeton Premier RegistryThe Princeton Premier RegistryJan. 1, 2009
Listed in Continental Who’s WhoThe Continental Who's WhoJan. 1, 2009

Publications

Implications of marked weight gain associated with atypical antipsychotic medications in children and adolescents.
JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association , 2009 Oct 28: 1811-2
Second opinions improve ADHD prescribing in a medicaid-insured community population.
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry , 2009 Jul: 740-8
Commentary by an academic child psychiatrist on the relationship of the pharmaceutical industry, academia, psychiatric practice, and the Food and Drug Administration.
Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology , 2007 Jun: 292-4
Treating depression in children and adolescents: what options now?
CNS drugs , 2006: 1-13
A survey of the interactions between psychiatry residency programs and the pharmaceutical industry.
Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry , 2005 Spring: 40-6
Anxiety disorders in the child and teen.
Pediatric clinics of North America , 2003 Oct: 1107-38
Psychopharmacological treatment of major depressive disorder in children and adolescents.
JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association , 2003 Aug 27: 1091-3

Presentations

Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Anxiety versus Bipolar DisorderGrand Rounds - Maniilaq HospitalKotzebue, AlaskaNov. 4, 2009
The New American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinical Skills Verification credentialingAnnual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent PsychiatryHonolulu, HawaiiOct. 29, 2009
Outcome of Biofeedback Therapy for Children with Recurrent HeadachesIntentional Headache Society and American Headache Society Meeting AbstractPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaSept. 1, 2009
Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Anxiety DisordersGrand Rounds, North Star Behavioral HealthAnchorage, AlaskaJuly 22, 2009
Special Conundrums for Pediatrics: Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy. Clinical Pharmacology Series - University of Washington School of NursingShoreline, WashingtonJune 5, 2009
Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in Children and AdolescentsAnnual Meeting of the Pediatric Academy SocietiesBaltimore, MarylandMay 3, 2009
Diagnosis and Evaluation of Anxiety Disorders in Children and AdolescentsAnnual Meeting of the Pediatric Academy SocietiesBaltimore, MarylandMay 3, 2009
New Medications and Medication Indications Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Update 2009 – Autism, ADHD, Anxiety and AnorexiaSeattle Children’s HospitalSeattle, WAMarch 28, 2009
Proposals for Clinical Skills Verification of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry CAP Fellows - Specific Models, Administrative Challenges and Educational OpportunitiesAmerican Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training 38th Annual MeetingTucson, ArizonaMarch 13, 2009
The Partnership Access Line - establishing an empirically based child psychiatry consultation program for Washington StateThe Partnership Access LineDenver, ColoradoMarch 6, 2009
Anxiety in Children and AdolescentsPediatric Behavioral Health Care for Primary Care Provider - Partnership Access LineVancouver, WashingtonJan. 31, 2009

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
OA.5.154 - Child Psychiatry
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206-987-2164

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