Vinson Varughese


Vinson is an NCCPA board certified Physician Assistant licensed in New Jersey and Connecticut. He received his Bachelors degree in Psychology from Rutgers University and his Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Marywood University.

After graduation, Vinson began his career in psychiatry, working for several years in Yale New Haven Health at Bridgeport Hospital in Connecticut both managing severely ill patients in an adult inpatient psychiatric unit and providing psychiatric consulting services for patients
receiving medical treatment in the hospital. He also worked in a geriatric psychiatric unit with a focus on dementia patients and had worked in the Emergency Department managing patients referred with psychiatric emergencies. Vinson later returned to New Jersey and formulated further experience in psychiatry at Hackensack University Medical Center.

Vinson set forth to apply his clinical knowledge and skills in outpatient practice with adults and
adolescents. In addition, he spent time managing patients in an intense outpatient program for
patients recently hospitalized and those battling substance abuse.

Vinson evaluates and treats patients age 16 and older for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder,
post-partum depression/anxiety, OCD, PTSD, ADHD, patients with chronic illnesses including
Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder, as well as substance abuse disorders.

Vinson utilizes his diverse clinical experience to provide a holistic approach to mental health
comprising of psychopharmacology and psychotherapy.