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Psychiatry, Residency and Fellowship at McLean Hospital, Boston, MA., Harvard Medical School, 1990-1993. Triple Board Certified: Adult, Adolescent, and Addiction Psychiatry. Board Certified Clinical Research Investigator.

Diplomate American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine 2014

Medical Director, Northwest Behavioral Medicine, Northwest Behavioral Research Center.


  • Psychotic Disorders
    • Schizophrenia
  • Mood disorders
    • Depression
    • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety disorders
    • Panic
    • GAD
    • OCD
    • PTSD
    • Social Phobia
  • ADHD
  • Substance Abuse
  • Co-morbid Medical Disorders

Hours Available :
Monday, Wednesday, 8:30-5pm-Marietta Location

Friday 8:30-1pm

Tuesday, Thursday 8:30-5pm- Alpharetta Location

Insurance Accepted:
(This list may not be up to date, please check with your insurance company)

  • Medicare
  • Aetna
  • UBH
  • Aetna PPO
  • Cigna

Dr. Banov is not currently accepting patients under 21 years of age

Curriculum Vitae

Media Appearances

New Test For ADHD Available In Atlanta – CBS Atlanta
Aired On: April 2010
There Is Anger In America – 11 Alive Interview
Aired On: September 2009
School Bullying and Suicide – WSBTV Interview
Aired On: April 2009
Online Obsession – Fox 5 Interview
Aired On: April 2009
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Audio Interviews

Program: Beyond 50 Radio Show
Host: Daniel Davis
Date: November 2010
Program: The Healthtopia Radio Show
Host: Bonnie MeChelle
Date: August 2010
Program: Shannon’s Corner – WTBQ – NY
Host: Shannon Devereaux Sanford
Date: August 2010
Program: The Broad Perspective
Host: Vivian Komori
Date: August 2010

Press Articles

Title: Top Mistakes People Make with Antidepressants
Publication: LifeScript
Date: January 12, 2011
Title: Discontinuing Psychiatric Medications: What You Need to Know
Publication: Psych Central
Date: January, 2011
Title: SSRI Discontinuation or Withdrawal Syndrome
Publication: Psych Central
Date: January, 2011
Title: Taking Antidepressants: Your Comprehensive Guide to Starting, Staying On, and Safely Quitting
Publication: Psych Central
Date: January, 2011
Title: Sleep Deprivation and Teen Depression
Publication: QualityHealth
Date: November 2, 2010
Title: How to taper off your antidepressant
Publication: Harvard Women’s Health Watch
Date: November, 2010
Title: Book review: ‘Taking Antidepressants’
Publication: The State
Date: September 15, 2010
Title: 8 Steps to Take When Considering Antidepressants
Publication: Healthier Talk
Date: September 12, 2010
Title: Wrong Reasons to Quit Antidepressants – Why You Shouldn’t Stop Your Meds
Publication: AOL Health
Date: September, 2010
Title: Don’t go cold turkey – Reducing your reliance on antidepressants requires patience and a doctor’s involvement.
Publication: Health Key
Date: August 28, 2010
Title: Don’t go cold turkey
Publication: Chicago Tribune
Date: August 28, 2010
Title: Taking Antidepressants: Until Death Do Us Part?
Publication: Basil & Spice
Date: August 18, 2010
Title: Guide to Anti-Depressants, and The Carb Lover’s Diet – The Health Show 8/10/10
Publication: Shine
Date: August 10, 2010
Title: 7 Questions to Ask Before You Stop Antidepressants
Date: July 27, 2010

Disclosures / Conflict of Interest

In addition to conducting clinical research studies, Dr. Banov regularly consults and speaks for a number of pharmaceutical companies.

In full disclosure, the companies he has consulted with or spoken for are listed below. If you are concerned about any possible conflict of interest, please discuss this with Dr. Banov who will be happy to address your concerns and inform you on exactly what type of consultative services he performs.

Companies (and the products currently or has spoken for) include:

  • Eli Lilly-Zyprexa, Cymbalta
  • Pfizer-Pristiq
  • Bristol Meyers Squibb-Abilify
  • Astra Zeneca-Seroquel/SeroquelXR
  • Sunovion-Latuda
  • Merck-Saphris
  • Angelini Labopharma-Oleptro