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Marja E. Mattila-Evenden, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Dr. Mattila-Evenden is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Psychiatry

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Psychiatry, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

  • Addiction
  • Addiction Treatment
  • Substance Abuse

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • eLAP Services
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • NJ Medicaid
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Helsinki
Residency: Karolinska Hospital
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, National American Psychiatric Association, National Finnish Medical Association, National Finnish Pharmacological Society, National Finnish Psychiatric Association, National International Society of Research on Impulsivity, International Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society, Local Scandinavian Society of Neuropsychopharmacology, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Mattila-Evenden is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Mattila-Evenden, Marja: Benzodiazepines (In Swedish). Beroendemedicin (Addiction Medicine) Chapter 19. : 219-232,2011.

Mannelli Paolo, Patkar Ashwin A, Murray Heather W, Certa Kenneth, Peindl Kathleen, Mattila-Evenden Marja, Berrettini Wade H: Polymorphism in the serotonin transporter gene and response to treatment in African American cocaine and alcohol-abusing individuals. Addiction biology 10 (3): 261-8,2005.

Van Den Bogaert Ann, Schumacher Johannes, Schulze Thomas G, Otte Andreas C, Ohlraun Stephanie, Kovalenko Svetlana, Becker Tim, Freudenberg Jan, Jönsson Erik G, Mattila-Evenden Marja, Sedvall Göran C, Czerski Piotr M, Kapelski Pawel, Hauser Joanna, Maier Wolfgang, Rietschel Marcella, Propping Peter, Nöthen Markus M, Cichon Sven: The DTNBP1 (dysbindin) gene contributes to schizophrenia, depending on family history of the disease. American journal of human genetics 73 (6): 1438-43,2003.

Jönsson Erik G, Abou Jamra Rami, Schumacher Johannes, Flyckt Lena, Edman Gunnar, Forslund Kaj, Mattila-Evenden Marja, Rylander Gunnar, Asberg Marie, Bjerkenstedt Lars, Wiesel Frits-Axel, Propping Peter, Cichon Sven, Nöthen Markus M, Sedvall Göran C: No association between a putative functional promoter variant in the dopamine beta-hydroxylase gene and schizophrenia. Psychiatric genetics 13 (3): 175-8,2003.

Jönsson Erik G, Norton Nadine, Forslund Kaj, Mattila-Evenden Marja, Rylander Gunnar, Asberg Marie, Owen Michael J, Sedvall Göran C: Association between a promoter variant in the monoamine oxidase A gene and schizophrenia. Schizophrenia research 61 (1): 31-7,2003.

Jönsson Erik G, Cichon Sven, Gustavsson J Petter, Grünhage Frank, Forslund Kaj, Mattila-Evenden Marja, Rylander Gunnar, Asberg Marie, Farde Lars, Propping Peter, Nöthen Markus M: Association between a promoter dopamine D2 receptor gene variant and the personality trait detachment. Biological psychiatry 53 (7): 577-84,2003.

Jönsson Erik G, Flyckt Lena, Burgert Edgar, Crocq Marc-Antoine, Forslund Kaj, Mattila-Evenden Marja, Rylander Gunnar, Asberg Marie, Nimgaonkar Vishwajit L, Edman Gunnar, Bjerkenstedt Lars, Wiesel Frits-Axel, Sedvall Göran C: Dopamine D3 receptor gene Ser9Gly variant and schizophrenia: association study and meta-analysis. Psychiatric genetics 13 (1): 1-12,2003.

Jönsson Erik G, Burgert Edgar, Crocq Marc-Antoine, Gustavsson J Petter, Forslund Kaj, Mattila-Evenden Marja, Rylander Gunnar, Flyckt Lena K, Bjerkenstedt Lars, Wiesel Frits-Axel, Asberg Marie, Bergman Hans: Association study between dopamine D3 receptor gene variant and personality traits. American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics 117B (1): 61-5,2003.

Damberg Mattias, Berggård Cecilia, Mattila-Evenden Marja, Rylander Gunnar, Forslund Kaj, Garpenstrand Håkan, Bergman Hans, Gustavsson J Petter, Jönsson Erik G: Transcription factor AP-2beta genotype associated with anxiety-related personality traits in women. A replication study. Neuropsychobiology 48 (4): 169-75,2003.

Jönsson Erik G, Damberg Mattias, Forslund Kaj, Mattila-Evenden Marja, Rylander Gunnar, Asberg Marie, Oreland Lars, Sedvall Göran C: No association between a transcription factor Activating Protein 2beta (AP-2beta) gene variant and schizophrenia. Neuroscience letters 330 (3): 290-2,2002.

Academic Contact Info

3535 Market Street, Suite 4036,

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 746-5900
Patient appointments: 866-301-4PBH (4724)