Sagar Vijapura, MD

Sagar Vijapura, MD

Psychiatry in Jacksonville, FL


 (904) 733-7333

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Office Hours

Monday:
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday:
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday:
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday:
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

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Additional Locations


150 Warren Circle,
Suite 4,
Jacksonville, FL

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About Dr. Vijapura


Dr. Sagar Vijapura is a Harvard trained, board-certified psychiatrist who has expertise in treating the most common mental health issues that can trouble even the highest functioning and most well-meaning people. These disorders include Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, and Addictions. He believes in custom tailoring a recovery-focused treatment plan for each individual patient, with the goal of optimizing mood and mental clarity to allow his patients to achieve their personal goals. Dr. Vijapura has additional expertise in the management of behavioral and neuropsychiatric issues in professional athletes.

During his medical training, he was awarded membership into the distinguished AOA Medical Honor Society. Dr. Vijapura completed his psychiatry residency and research training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, affiliate hospitals of Harvard Medical School. He has presented psychiatric research at national meetings, published multiple scholarly articles in professional journals, and received numerous teaching awards.

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Services Offered



Post-traumatic stress disorder
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
Schizophrenia
Psychotherapy
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Sexual dysfunctions
Bipolar disorders
Major depression
Anxiety disorders
Performance-related anxiety disorder
Panic disorder
Substance abuse
Alcoholism
Psychopharmacology
Clincial trials
Grief
Sports psychiatry
Suboxone therapy

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

Harvard Medical School
Residency, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2012 - 2016

Northeast Ohio Medical University
Class of 2012

University of Florida
B.S., Integrative Biology, Cum Laude, 2007

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Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Psychiatry

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Medical Licenses

FL State Medical License
2016 - 2020

TX State Medical License
2015 - 2020

MA State Medical License
2012 - 2016

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Hospital Affiliations

Vijapura Behavioral Health
Current Affiliation

Wekiva Springs
Current Affiliation
Jacksonville, FL

VA Medical Center
Former Affiliation
Dallas, TX

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Former Affiliation
Boston, MA

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Former Affiliation
Boston, MA

Massachusetts General Hospital
Former Affiliation
Boston, MA

Massachusetts Department of Mental Health
Former Affiliation
Boston, MA

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Awards

Solomon Award Semifinalist, Department of Psychiatry Mysell Research Day
Harvard Medical School, 2016

Excellence in Medical Education, Longwood Psychiatry Program
Harvard Medical School, 2014

Outstanding Resident-Fellow Teaching Award
Harvard Medical School, 2014

Clinical Excellence in Psychiatry
Northeast Ohio Medical University, 2012

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Professional Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society - AOA
Member

American Psychiatric Association - APA
Member

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
Member

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Publications



PubMed

Mechanisms of Perceived Treatment Assignment and Subsequent Expectancy Effects in a Double Blind Placebo Controlled RCT of Major Depression.
Front Psychiatry
Laferton, JAC.,Vijapura, S.,Baer, L.,Clain, A. J.,Cooper, A.,Papakostas, G.,Price, L. H.,Carpenter, L. L.,Tyrka, A. R.,Fava, M.,Mischoulon, D.
9/25/2018

Association between physician beliefs regarding assigned treatment and clinical response: Re-analysis of data from the Hypericum Depression Trial Study Group.
Asian J Psychiatr
Chen, J. A.,Vijapura, S.,Papakostas, G. I.,Parkin, S. R.,Kim, D. J.,Cusin, C.,Baer, L.,Clain, A. J.,Fava, M.,Mischoulon, D.
2014 Dec 30

Mania in an adolescent with autism and premenstrual mood variation: a diagnostic and treatment dilemma.
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol
Vijapura S, Schofield M, Maneta E, Coffey BJ
4/2014

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Journal Article

Meeting Report: 168th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association
Asian Journal of Psychiatry
Torous J, Lizano P, Vijapura S, Padmanabhan J, Keshavan M

Lecture

Non-pharmacologic Aspects of Antidepressant Response
1/1/2016
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Ethical Perspectives on Psychiatric Profiling
1/1/2015

Abstract

Changes in Patient Beliefs Regarding Treatment Assignment in a Placebo-Controlled RCT of Major Depressive Disorder
Harvard Psychiatry Research Day
Vijapura S, Laferton J, Baer L, Clain A, Cooper A, Papakostas G, Price L, Capenter L, Tyrka A, Fava M, Mischoulon D
1/1/2016
Boston, MA

Psychiatrists' Attitudes Towards Non-pharmacologic Factors Within the Context of Antidepressant Pharmacotherapy.
Harvard Psychiatry Research Day
Vijapura S, Laferton J, Mintz D, Kaptchuk T, Wolfe D
1/1/2015
Boston, MA

Association between physicians beliefs regarding assigned treatment and clinical response: Re-analysis of data from the Hypericum Depression Trial Study Group.
American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting
Chen J, Vijapura S, Papakostas G, Parkin S, Kim D, Cusin C, Baer L, Clain A, Fava M, Mischoulon D
1/1/2014

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