Richa Vijayvargiya

Richa Vijayvargiya, MD

Assistant Professor

Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Business Phone: (352) 265-7983
Business Email: rvijayvargiya@ufl.edu

About Richa Vijayvargiya

Dr. Richa Vijayvargiya provides consult-liaison services, evaluations and inpatient hospital care to patients at UF Health Shands Hospital in addition to providing clinical teaching and supervision to interns, residents, and fellows.

She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida, followed by medical school at the University of Central Florida, residency at Baylor College of Medicine, and a Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Washington.

Dr. Vijayvargiya is passionate about optimizing the health and well-being of her patients, and strives to be a healing presence for patients enduring the adversity of general medical hospitalization. She values compassion and service, a strong work ethic, and a growth mindset.

Accomplishments

BCM Women of Excellence Award
2020 · Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Diversity and Inclusion
Resident of the Month
2019 · Baylor College of Medicine, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Academic Excellence Award
2017 · University of Central Florida, College of Medicine
Merck Manual Award
2017 · University of Central Florida, College of Medicine
Outstanding Senior in Psychiatry
2017 · University of Central Florida, College of Medicine

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2023-2025
PAS5020 Intro to Medicine 2

Publications

2023
Rapid symptom control in neuroleptic malignant syndrome with electroconvulsive therapy: A case report.
Frontiers in psychiatry. 14 [DOI] 10.3389/fpsyt.2023.1143407. [PMID] 37032940.
2013
Carbamazepine suppresses calpain-mediated autophagy impairment after ischemia/reperfusion in mouse livers.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology. 273(3):600-10 [DOI] 10.1016/j.taap.2013.10.006. [PMID] 24126417.

Education

Fellowship, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
2022 · University of Washington
Residency, Psychiatry
2021 · Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine
Medical Degree
2017 · University of Central Florida
Bachelor Degree
2013 · University of Florida

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-7983
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Street:
1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32610