Marcelo Berlim

Academic title(s): 

Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Email address: 
mtberlim [at]
514-761-6131 ext. 3301
Fax number: 

Douglas Mental Health University Institute
6875 LaSalle Blvd, FBC-3 Pavilion, Rm. F-3116-2
Montreal, Quebec
H4H 1R3



Areas of expertise: 

Adult psychiatry, treatment-resistant depressive disorders, brain stimulation in psychiatry


Dr. Berlim is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University. He is also a staff psychiatrist and responsible for the Brain Stimulation Unit at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute (DMHUI). Dr. Berlim has conducted research on quality of life in depression and is currently involved in studies using brain stimulation techniques and functional magnetic resonance imaging in mood disorders. In his clinical practice, he specializes in the evaluation and management of treatment-resistant depressive disorders and also in the use of novel brain stimulation techniques (e.g., repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation) for treating major psychiatric illnesses. Dr. Berlim is affiliated with the Depressive Disorders Program and the Mood, Anxiety and Impulsivity-Secondary Care Clinic, both at the DMHUI.

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