Vijayabharathi Ekambaram, MD, Psychiatry, Stockton, CA

VijayabharathiEkambaramMDMPH

Psychiatry Stockton, CA

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine

Residency Program Director at St.Joseph’s Medical Center/Professor at Touro University

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Summary

  • Vijaya Ekambaram, M.D., M.P.H. is board certified in psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry, sleep medicine and obesity medicine. She sees pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients.

    Dr. Ekambaram has completed several fellowships, including: sleep medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston; child and adolescent psychiatry at George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; and adult psychoanalytic fellowship at Baltimore Washington Center for Psychoanalysis.

    She completed her psychiatry residency at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She earned her medical degree in India, and a Master of Public Health degree in epidemiology from the University of Oklahoma College of Public Health.

    She has been in practice for 9 years. She is experienced in sleep medicine, obesity and obesity-related disorders, child and adolescent psychiatry, and psychiatry.

Education & Training

  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolFellowship, Sleep Medicine, 2016 - 2017
  • Children's National Medical Center - George Washington University
    Children's National Medical Center - George Washington UniversityFellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2014 - 2016
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterResidency, Psychiatry, 2011 - 2014
  • University of Oklahoma College of Public HealthMPH, Epidemiology, 2008 - 2010
  • PSG Institute of Medical Sciences
    PSG Institute of Medical SciencesClass of 2007

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2016 - 2018
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2014 - 2022
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2014 - 2016
  • OK State Medical License
    OK State Medical License 2013 - 2021
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Sleep Medicine
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine Obesity Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Dewayne Andrews, MD, Excellence in Graduate Medical Education Teaching Award University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Academy of Teaching Scholars, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2019
  • Best Didactic Teacher of The Year/Most Supportive Child Psychiatry Faculty Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2019
  • Young Investigator Research Forum (YIRF) Award American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2017
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Residents as teachers: Medical Students Evaluations of Psychiatry Resident’s Teaching  
    6. Brand MW, Ekambaram V, Baranskaya I, ARC J Psychiatry 2017 Vol(2):17-22
  • Cyberbullying: An Unceasing Threat in Today's Digitalized World  
    Andrew P. Waller, MD; Akshay P. Lokhande, MD, MHA; Vijayabharathi Ekambaram, MD, MPH; Swapna N. Deshpande, MD, FAPA; Britta Ostermeyer, MD, MBA, FAPA, Psychiatric Annals. 2018;48(9):408-415, 9/17/2018

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Training module for resident physicians on use of suicide risk assessment for children and adolescents checklist (SRACC) to improve competency in adolescent suicide risk.
    Lokhande AP, Deshpande S, Ekambaram V, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and adolescent psychiatry, Seattle, WA, 1/1/2018
  • Recurrent Insomnia-the mirror image of Kleine-Levin Syndrome.
    Ekambaram V, Thomas R, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Boston, MA, 1/1/2017
  • Familial suicide and familial psychopathology contributing to adolescent suicide: A systematic review of risk factors.
    Ekambaram V, Tucker P, Gonzalez L, Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, New York City, NY, 1/1/2014
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Lectures

  • "Healthy Sleep Habits" 
    Cox Convention Center, Oklahoma City, OK - 1/27/2019
  • "Sleep issues for children with ASD" 
    Northeast Oklahoma County Wellness Center, Oklahoma City, OK - 1/26/2019
  • "Physician Leadership for IMGs: An Affair of the Mind and Heart!" 
    Mascone Center, San Francisco, CA - 1/21/2019
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Other

Press Mentions

  • What Is Lucid Dreaming?
    What Is Lucid Dreaming?December 13, 2019 22:27

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