Cristina Montalvo, MD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Cristina Montalvo
72 E. Concord Street


Cristina Montalvo, MD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Montalvo received her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jerse Medical School. She also completed a residency in Adult Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center.


  • New Jersey Medical School, MD


  • Published on 10/26/2022

    Husain JM, Cromartie D, Fitzelle-Jones E, Brochier A, Borba CPC, Montalvo C. A qualitative analysis of barriers to opioid agonist treatment for racial/ethnic minoritized populations. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2023 Jan; 144:108918. PMID: 36403456.

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  • Published on 9/1/2021

    Montalvo C, von Horn A, Lane CE, Weinstein ZM, Sharma M, Suzuki J. Precipitated Withdrawal, Delirium, and Cerebellar Stroke: The Pharmacology of Buprenorphine Induction in Non-pharmaceutical Fentanyl and the Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Cerebellar Stroke. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2021 Sep-Oct 01; 29(5):370-377. PMID: 34524778.

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  • Published on 8/10/2020

    Gouse BM, Spears WE, Nieves Archibald A, Montalvo C. Catatonia in a hospitalized patient with COVID-19 and proposed immune-mediated mechanism. Brain Behav Immun. 2020 10; 89:529-530. PMID: 32791211.

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  • Published on 5/22/2020

    Becker MA, Bradley MV, Montalvo C, Nash SS, Shah SB, Tobin M, Desan PH. Factors Affecting Psychiatry Resident Decision to Pursue Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry or Other Subspecialty Fellowship Training. J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry. 2021 Jan-Feb; 62(1):38-45. PMID: 32665148.

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  • Published on 4/3/2020

    Montalvo C, Kao LE. A Call to Arms, Not to Disarm: The Importance of Psychiatric Care in the Acute Medical Setting During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Psychosomatics. 2020 Sep-Oct; 61(5):581-582. PMID: 32354552.

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  • Published on 5/8/2019

    Montalvo C, Stankiewicz B, Brochier A, Henderson DC, Borba CPC. Long-Term Retention in an Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic With Buprenorphine. Am J Addict. 2019 09; 28(5):339-346. PMID: 31066985.

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  • Published on 3/5/2019

    Montalvo C, Genovese N, Renner J. The problem of pain: Additive analgesic effect of tramadol and buprenorphine in a patient with opioid use disorder. Subst Abus. 2019; 40(2):136-139. PMID: 30835647.

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  • Published on 8/22/2017

    Xian Y, Thomas L, Liang L, Federspiel JJ, Webb LE, Bushnell CD, Duncan PW, Schwamm LH, Stein J, Fonarow GC, Hoenig H, Montalvo C, George MG, Lutz BJ, Peterson ED, Bettger JP. Unexplained Variation for Hospitals' Use of Inpatient Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Facilities After an Acute Ischemic Stroke. Stroke. 2017 10; 48(10):2836-2842. PMID: 28830975.

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  • Published on 11/29/2016

    Montalvo C, Robinson DM. What is Psychosomatics? Lessons Learned Regarding the Importance of a Name. Psychosomatics. 2017 Mar - Apr; 58(2):215-216. PMID: 28131387.

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  • Published on 10/31/2014

    Nurenberg JR, Schleifer SJ, Shaffer TM, Yellin M, Desai PJ, Amin R, Bouchard A, Montalvo C. Animal-assisted therapy with chronic psychiatric inpatients: equine-assisted psychotherapy and aggressive behavior. Psychiatr Serv. 2015 Jan 01; 66(1):80-6. PMID: 25269512.

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