Michael Manos, Ph.D.
Childrens Hospital for Rehabilitation
Treatment & Services
- Acceptance Commitment Therapy
- Adolescent Health
- Behavioral Intervention
- Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health
- Clinical Behavioral Pediatrics
- Parent Guidance and Training
- Pediatric Neuroscience
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Adult
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About Michael Manos, Ph.D.
Michael J. Manos, PhD, is Head of the Center for Pediatric Behavioral Health, Pediatric Institute, Cleveland Clinic. He is the founding Clinical and Program Director of the pediatric and adult ADHD Center for Evaluation and Treatment of Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He is Adjunct Faculty in Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.
Dr. Manos has worked for more than 25 years in pediatric psychology, special education, and child and adolescent psychiatry. He has authored or contributed to scientific articles and informative book chapters on the diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. He also has presented numerous papers and symposia on child and adolescent behavior disorders.
Dr. Manos is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Association for Behavior Analysis International and Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.
Manos M, Frazier TW, Landgraf JM, Weiss M, Hodgkins P. (2009). Health-related quality of life and medication satisfaction in children with ADHD treated with the methylphenidate transdermal system. Current Medical Research & Opinion; 25(12):3001–3010. Also posted CMRO EarlyOnline 23 Oct.
Manos MJ, Brams M, Childress A, Findling RL, López FA, Jensen PS. (In press). Changes in emotions related to medication used to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Part I: A literature review. J Atten Disord.
Findling RL, Brams M, Childress A, López FA, Manos MJ, Jensen PS. (In press). Changes in emotions related to medication used to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Part II: Clinical approaches. J Atten Disord.
Cerulli T, Cohen L, Goodman D & Manos M. (2009). Panel discussion: Evaluating ADHD and subtype disorders / Individualizing therapy for patients with ADHD / Minimizing the risk associated with prescribing controlled substances while maximizing patient outcome / Assessing outcomes in patients with ADHD / Considerations for selecting an appropriate ADHD therapy. The Journal of Medicine, 2(4), 213-230.
Manos M. (2009). ADHD & Comorbid Depression in Adults. The Case for Emerging Pharmacotherapies in ADHD, Continuing Medical Education & accredited 16-page supplement, CNS Spectrums, November.
Manos, M. (2009). Nuances in initiating stimulant treatment for children with ADHD. The Year In ADHD, Editor-in-chief Anthony Rostain, Current Medicine Group, 1, 1-4.
Wilens TE, Boellner SW, López FA, Turnbow JM, Wigal SB, Childress AC, Abikoff HB, Manos MJ. (2008). Varying the wear time of the methylphenidate transdermal system in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47:6, 700-708.
Arnold LE., Amato A., Bozzolo H., Hollway J., Cook A., Ramadan Y., Crowl L., Zhang D., Thompson S., Testa J., Kliewer V., Wigal T., McBurnett K., Manos M. (2007). Acetyl-L-carnitine (ALC) in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): A multi-site, placebo-controlled pilot trial. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 17, 791-801.
Manos, M. (2007). Pharmacologic Treatment of ADHD: Road Conditions in Driving Patients to Successful Outcomes. Translated into Ukrainian. Ukrainian medical journal: NeuroNEWS: Psychoneurology and Neuropsychiatry.
Manos, M. (2007). Pharmacologic Treatment of ADHD: Road Conditions in Driving Patients to Successful Outcomes. Clinical Review, The Medscape Journal of Medicine, online journal. www.medscape.com/welcome/journals.
Manos, M., Tom-Revzon, C., & Bukstein O. (2007). Changes and challenges: Managing ADHD in a fast-paced world. Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy, (supplement), 13(9), 2-16.
Findling RL, Short EJ, McNamara NK, Demeter CA, Stansbrey RJ, Gracious BL, Whipkey R, Manos MJ, Calabrese JR. (2007). Methylphenidate in the treatment of children and adolescents with bipolar disorder and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 46, 1445-1453.
Short, E., Fairchild, L., Findling, R., Manos, M. (2007). Developmental and subtype differences in behavioral assets and problems in children diagnosed with ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders, 10(1), 1-9.
Caserta, D., Manos, M., Shiever, K. (2006). Beyond empirical support: Taking the Summer Treatment Program and lessons learned from the MTA into the clinical realm. Report on Emotional & Behavioral Disorders in Youth, 7(1), 9-12.
Aguirre, A.M., Short, E., Pelham, W., Caserta, D., Manos, M. (2006). Influence of setting on academic and behavioral performance of children diagnosed with ADHD. Advances in ADHD.1(1), 16-22.
Manos, M., Opperman, J., Heikkila, L., Heikkila, K. (2005). Voices of the collaboration team: Comments for the pediatric neurologist. Seminars in Pediatric Neurology. 12(4), 259-267.
Pelham W. Jr., Manos M., Ezzell C., Tresco K., Gnagy E., Hoffman M., Onyango A., Fabiano G., Lopez-Williams A., Wymbs B., Caserta D., Chronis A., Burrows-MacLean L., Morse G. (2005) A Dose-Ranging Study of a Methylphenidate Transdermal System in Children with ADHD. Journal American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 44(4), 522-529.
Short E., Manos, M., Findling, R., and Schubel, E. (2004). A Prospective Study of Stimulant Response in Preschoolers: Insights from ROC Analyses. Journal American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 43(3), 251-259
Fabiano, G., Pelham, Jr., W., Manos, M., Gnagy, E., Chronis, A., Onyango, A., Williams, A., Burrows-MacLean, L., Coles, E., and Meichenbaum, D. (2004). An evaluation of three time-out procedures for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Behavior Therapy, 35(3), 449-469.
Wilens TE, Rosen DJ, McGough J, Sallee FR, Swanson JM, Manos MJ. (2004). Part 1. Pediatric ADHD: Clinical criteria for diagnosis and management. Primary Psychiatry, 11(2):1-11.
Manos M. and Short, E. (2003). Dose response curves in clinical titration of stimulants: The case for care in treating ADHD. Abstract. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 24(5), 396
Faraone S., Short E., Biederman, J., Findling R., Roe, C., and Manos M. (2002). Efficacy of Adderall™ and methylphenidate in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A drug-placebo and drug-drug response curve analysis of a naturalistic study. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 5(2), 121-129
Findling, R., Short E., Manos, M., (2002). Special Report: Optimizing ADHD treatment. The Psychiatric Times. XIX, 9.
Findling, R., Short E., Manos, M., (2001). Developmental aspects of psychostimulant treatment in children and adolescents with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 40(12), 1441-1447
Findling R., Short E., Manos, M. (2001). The short-term cardiovascular effects of methylphenidate and Adderall. Journal American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 40(5), 525-529.
Manos, M., Short, E., Findling, R., (2000). Dose response curves across ADHD subtypes: Differential effects between Adderall® and methylphenidate (Abstract). Colwood Healthworld Clinical Opinion Series, Advancing ADHD Management and Treatment. A. Zametkin (ed.), Continuing Medical Education, University of Wisconsin
Manos, M.J., Short, E.J., & Findling, R.L. (2000). Dose Response Curves Across ADHD Subtypes: Differential Effects Between Adderall and Methylphenidate. Pediatric Research, 45(4), 30A.
Manos, M., Short, E., Findling, R., (1999). Differential effectiveness of methylphenidate and Adderall® in school-aged children with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 38(7), 813-819
Sunshine, JL., Lewin, JS., Wu, DH., Findling, RL., Manos, M., Schwartz, MA., (1997). Functional MRI to localize sustained visual attention activation in-patients with ADHD—A pilot study. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 18, 633-637.
Findling, R., Schwartz, Ma, Flannery, D., Manos, M., (1996). Venlafaxine in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: An open clinical trial. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 57(5), 184-189.
Mokuau, N., Manos, M., (1989). A behavioral model for training parents. Social Casework, 70(8), 479-487
Higa, G., Manos, M., Yempuku, A., (1987). Social skills assessment of disadvantaged and mainstream youth. Pacific Educational Research Journal, 3(1), 19-31.
Manos, M. (1983). The effects of verbal elaborations and social reinforcement on children’s discrimination learning. Education and Treatment of Children 6(3), 263-275.
Mace, F. C., Cancelli, A. A., Manos, M. (1983). Increasing teacher delivery of contingent praise and contingent materials using consultant feedback and praise. School Psychology Review, 12(3), 340-346.
Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical Education - University of Arizona
Special Ed. - Clinical Psychology
Tucson, AZ USA
Internship - University of California Los Angeles, Neuropsychiatric Institute
Los Angeles, CA USA
Graduate School - John Carroll University
University Heights, OH USA
Undergraduate - Northwestern University
Evanston, IL USA
adults with ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, behavioral pediatrics, clinical behavioral pediatrics, family management, pharmacotherapy research
Awards & Honors
- 2007 Keith Conners Award for Scholarly Contribution. Paper published in Journal of Attention Disorders. Developmental and subtype differences in behavioral assets and problems in children diagnosed with ADHD.
- 2006 Chairmen’s Award for Commitment to Clinical Research. Children’s Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
- 1983 Promising Researcher. Prevention Research Branch, Division of Special Mental Health Programs, National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, MD.
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46 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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Reviewed on May 9, 2022
I have recommended Dr. Manos to friends of mine who have children with ADHD
Reviewed on May 2, 2022
This video visit was primarily to collect information for Dr. Manos to be able to make a diagnosis in combination with the questionnaires that were submitted. He was very thorough and was very knowledgeable about the situations that we are dealing with. His insight is greatly appreciated.
Reviewed on Mar 29, 2022
Dr Manos is very genial but thorough and efficient. And pretty funny. He lived up to his excellent reputation, and gave me tremendous clarity and encouragement.
Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022
Dr. Manos was very thorough in his evaluation but he was very procedural and not very warm. We accomplished what we needed to in the appointment time, so it still served the intended purpose. However, I entered the appointment feeling a bit stressed and nervous about the evaluation and wished Dr. Manos was a bit more warm and friendly as it would have put me more at ease.
Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022
Manos was great to tell me the kind of brain I have and also tell me what my abilities are along with what I needed to improve. I was relieved to learn about Acceptance Commitment Therapy from him and I'm also very excited to see what it can do for my future.