Dr. Sophie Grigoriadis, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Dr. Grigoriadis is the Academic Leader of the Reproductive Life Stages Program at Women’s College Hospital and a Staff Psychiatrist in the Women’s Mental Health Program and Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit at the University Health Network. She is an Assistant Professor in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders and Women’s Mental Health Programs, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Grigoriadis completed her medical degree at McMaster University and her psychiatry residency at the University of Toronto. Prior to Medical school, she completed a MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology at Queen’s University, and internship in Clinical Psychology at the Toronto Hospital. Dr. Grigoriadis’ clinical interests include women with depression especially during pregnancy, the postpartum period and during perimenopause. Her treatment strategies include both the use of pharmacotherapy as well as short-term psychotherapies. Current research focuses on mood disorders in women across the lifespan, hormonal influences in the presentation and treatment of depression during the postpartum and perimenopause, and differences in the presentation and response to antidepressant medications among women of various ages.

Dr. Grigoriadis is also actively involved in developing novel treatment strategies for depression. Her educational activities include teaching psychiatry residents, training family practice as well as psychiatry residents in Interpersonal Psychotherapy and teaching in continuing medical education programs. She is also currently fellowship director at UHN. Dr. Grigoriadis is an Ontario Mental Health Foundation New Investigator and in the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Randomized Controlled Trials Mentoring Program.