BiographyChristos Dagadakis, M.D., is a board-certified psychiatrist and medical director of the Mental Health Services Intake and Brief Intervention Service at Harborview and a UW associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Dr. Dagadakis has a career-long interest and focus on crisis management, stress management and disability assessment. He works with families and individuals who have acute stress, mental illness or both. His experience has given him an appreciation for the severe impact of mental disorder on function and relationships. He believes good health involves a partnership between the physician and patient, attention to prevention and an effort toward improvement of illness and function.
Dr. Dagadakis earned his M.D. at the UW. His clinical interests include psychiatry, managed care, outcome research, risk management, psychiatric disability and emergency medicine.
Personal InterestsIn his spare time, Dr. Dagadakis enjoys family camping, hiking, music, Mariner baseball and gardening.
Care for substance abuse and addiction, Cognitive and memory disorders treatment, Crisis intervention, Depression and other mood disorders treatment
Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine
Medical education, 1974
Internship, Internal Medicine
UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
- Psychiatry, 1982, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology