Dr. Amit Vijapura, MD

Dr. Amit Vijapura, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Amit Vijapura, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from M P Shah Medical College, Saurashtra University in 1983 and specializes in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.Read his story

9141 Cypress Green Dr Ste 1

Jacksonville, FL 32256

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Vijapura performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Psychiatric Evaluation
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more than 80% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
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more than 64% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
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more than 58% of peers

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Dr. Vijapura's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vijapura "Since completing his residency training at Mount Sinai Health Systems, Dr. Amit Vijapura has been practicing as a Board-certified psychiatrist at this location since 1991. He has additional expertise in Addiction Medicine and has been at the forefront in the development and testing of novel delivery systems of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid addiction. He has stayed well-connected with the local community though his role as President of the Jacksonville Psychiatric Society since 2012. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Vijapura has been actively involved as a principal investigator for over 30 clinical trials for the development of novel therapies to help patients struggling with mental illness and addiction. Simultaneously, Dr. Vijapura has made significant contributions to several advisory boards focusing on drug development and disease state education at the national level. He enjoys teaches senior psychiatry residents at the University of Florida. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vijapura "I believe 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."

3  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Addiction Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

9  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • M P Shah Medical College, Saurashtra University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • United Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Mount Sinai Collage
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Asam Certificate
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • President of Jacksonville Psychiatry Society, May/2012
Media & Publications

Dr. Vijapura has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vijapura's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vijapura to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Vijapura's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Amit Vijapura is Excellent. He has patience and takes his time to analyze his patients. The Best I have ever encountered. The staff, Sarah and Wanda do a wonderful job.
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I have been a patient here for 5 years. I saw Dr.V originally for the first year, he is great experienced and really cares about helping you. I lost my insurance and could not afford my meds and he got me into a drug trial that covered them for 6 months. I have been seeing Angela and Susan for the...more
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I have seen Dr. Vijapura for years. He has helped me (successfully) through many difficult times in my life. His staff always returns your calls and you don't have to navigate through prompts to get an associate on the phone. His psychotherapy team is excellent as well.
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Be careful if you see this Dr. Office. The minute you disagree or dispute a charge on your account they will terminate your relationship after you pay the bogus charge that was their mistake and then drop you. They did this to me after 2.5 years . My spouse at the doctors recommendation kindly...more
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This man is incompetent and condescending. He doesn't listen to patients or care. However, he'll prescribe pretty much whatever you ask for, so if that's all you care about then he'll work out for you.
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