Mclean Hospital
Ipsit Vahia, MD

Ipsit Vahia, MD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


Ipsit Vahia, MD, is a geriatric psychiatrist, clinician, and researcher. He is medical director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Services at McLean Hospital and the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry. His research focuses on the use of technology and informatics in the assessment and management of older adults and currently, he oversees a clinical and research program on aging, behavior, and technology. He has published extensively in major international journals and textbooks.

Dr. Vahia serves on the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Council on Geriatric Psychiatry and the Geriatric Psychiatry Committee of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has served on the board of directors of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) and on the editorial boards of five journals including his current role as social media editor of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 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