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Ipsit Vahia, MD

Ipsit Vahia, MD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Member of the Faculty


Ipsit Vahia, MD, is a geriatric psychiatrist, clinician and researcher. He is the medical director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Services at McLean Hospital. His research focuses on the use of technology and informatics in the assessment and management of older adults. He has published over 40 papers and 20 chapters in major international textbooks. He is currently engaged in implementing a program on aging, behavior, and technology at McLean.

Dr. Vahia serves on the Board of Directors of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Council on Geriatric Psychiatry and has served on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. A John A. Hartford Foundation Scholar from 2011-2016, he is a recipient of several prestigious awards including the 2016 AAGP Barry Lebowitz Award and the 2014 APA Hartford Jeste Award.


Older AdultsTechnology in Psychiatry


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Education & Training:

  • 2002 MD, Grant Medical College/University of Mumbai
  • 2003-2007 Psychiatry Residency, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • 2007-2009 Aging Research Fellowship, University of California San Diego
  • 2012-2013 Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship, University of California, San Diego
Board Certifications:
  • 2007 California State Medical License (#A100236)
  • 2009 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 2014 Geriatric Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 2016 Massachusetts State Medical License (#265488)




Office Address:

Belmont campus - South Belknap, Room 308