Rimal B Bera, MD, Psychiatry, Orange, CA, Garden Grove Hospital and Medical Center

Rimal BBabulalBeraMD

Psychiatry Orange, CA

Professor, Psychiatry & Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine College of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of California Irvine
    University of California IrvineResidency, Psychiatry, 1987 - 1991
  • University of California Irvine School of Medicine
    University of California Irvine School of MedicineClass of 1987
  • University of California, IrvineB.S., Biological Sciences, 1979 - 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1988 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Healthcare Hero University of California, Irvine, 2017
  • Physician of the Year Orange County Medical Association, 2014
  • Department of Psychiatry Teacher of the Year, Awarded by Psychiatry Residency Class University of California, Irvine, 2011
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Modafinil associated with new onset obsessive-compulsive disorder  
    Lochhead, J., Nelson, M. Bera, RB, Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 1/1/2018
  • Perspectives on Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics for Schizophrenia: Consideration of Patient Cultural/Racial Differences in Planning Individual Treatment  
    Bera, R.B., Potkin, S., Zubek, D., Lau, G., Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 1/1/2013
  • Impact on healthcare resource usage and costs among Medicaid-insured schizophrenia patients after initiaition of treatment with long-acting injectable antipsychotics  
    Bera, R.B., Offord, S., Zubek, D., Lau, G., Lin, J., Baker, R., Karson, C., Journal of Medical Economics, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Correlation Between Self-Ratings of Cognition and Depression in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder.
    Manual, C., Bera R.B., UCI Excellence in Research Symposium, Irvine, CA, 1/1/2018
  • Assessing Gender Differences in Social Cognition in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder.
    Prasad, R., Bera R.B., UCI Excellence in Research Symposium, Irvine, CA, 1/1/2018
  • The Use of Stimulants to Improve Attention in Schizophrenia.
    Goh, J., Cho, C., Bera, R.B., American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 1/1/2018
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  • Assessment of Suicidal Ideation. 
    Western Hospital Medical Center, Anaheim, CA - 1/30/2018
  • Use of new Agent in Bipolar Depression. 
    Buena Park, CA - 1/26/2018
  • Physician Burnout. 
    Multiple Dates and Locations - 1/25/2018
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Hospital Affiliations