Mark A Stein, Ph.D. ABPP

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics

4800 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA 98145
Phone: 206.987.1161
Seattle Children's Profile

Leadership Roles

Director of ADHD and Related Disorders Program (PEARL Clinic), Lead, ITHS Research Start (Study and Trial Accelerator for Research Teams)

Clinical, Research and/or Teaching Responsibilities

Dr. Stein directs the PEARL Clinic, which provides multidisciplinary evaluations of children and adolescents with learning, attention, or regulatory problems in Bellevue and at Seattle Children’s. The PEARL Clinic provides consultation to community pediatricians and trains pediatricians, subspecialists, and psychologists in school and behavior problems. He also directs the SEA STAR program, which is a summer treatment program for youth with ADHD and related disorders, and is a research ethics consultant for ITHS. Dr. Stein is a child clinical/pediatric psychologist who has specialized in ADHD for over 30 years. He is an active clinical researcher who has over 100 scientific publications, with a major emphasis on Attention Disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. He is on the executive committee of the American Professional Society for ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD). Dr. Stein has conducted numerous clinical trails of ADHD and has made significant contributions to the genetics of ADHD and treatment response, the relationship of ADHD to sleep problems, thyroid and medical mimics of ADHD, and adaptive functioning. His current research is on treating parents with ADHD who have young children at risk of ADHD, comparative efficacy and tolerability of ADHD treatments, treatment of children with ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders, and personalizing ADHD treatment.


Division Chief

Mangione-Smith, Rita M., MD, MPH


Baker, Barbara J., MN, ARNP, IBCLC
Bell, Shaquita L., MD
Bennett-Kaufman, Molly, ARNP
Bergman, Abraham, MD
Bledsoe, Julia M., MD
Burton Cahn, Monique, MD
Caldwell, Christine, MD
Capron, Molly , MD, MPH
Christakis, Dimitri A., MD, MPH
Danielson, Benjamin S., MD
Davies, Julian K., MD
Denno, Donna M., MD, MPH
Ebel, Beth E., MD, MSc, MPH
Feldman, Kenneth W., MD
Gillenwater, Kari, MD, MPH
Grant, Abigail, MD
Grow, H. Mollie Greves, MD, MPH
Henne, Heather M., MD
Hofstetter, Annika M., MD, PhD, MPH
Jenny, Carole, MD, MBA
Johnston, Brian D., MD, MPH
Karr, Catherine J., MD, PhD, MS
Kertesz, Cynthia T., MD, FAAP
Kohl, Julie, MD
Lewis, Charlotte W., MD, MPH
Lion, K. Casey, MD, MPH
Liu, Lenna L., MD, MPH
McCarty, Carolyn A., PhD
McPhillips, Heather A., MD, MPH
Melzer, Sanford M., MD, MBA
Mendoza, Jason A, MD, MPH
Morelli, Sheryl A., MD, MS
Moreno, Megan A, MD, MS Ed, MPH
Opel, Douglas J., MD, MPH
Pak-Gorstein, Suzinne, MD, MPH, PhD
Park, Kathleen J, MD, MPH
Pew, Cathy, MD
Quitiquit, Celeste , MD
Richardson, Laura P., MD, MPH
Rivara, Frederick P., MD, MPH
Saelens, Brian E., PhD
Sathyanarayana, Sheela, MD, MPH
Stein, Mark A, Ph.D. ABPP
Stout, James W., MD, MPH
Tandon, Pooja S., MD
Taylor, James A., MD
Vavilala, Monica S., MD
Wiester, Rebecca T., MD
Wolf, Elizabeth R.
Wright, Davene R., PhD
Wright, Jeffrey A., MD, FAAP
Yasuda, Kyle E., MD
Zhou, Chuan, PhD


Bryan, Mersine, MD
Dawson-Hahn, Elizabeth E, MD
Malik, Faisal S, MD, MS
Waite, Whitney M, MD, MPH

Administrative Staff

Hamilton, Maria
Koshi, Yvonne N.
Musar, Cyndi
Sargent, Sue
Schedler, Noreen, MEd
Shuey, Suzanne