Practice Locations

  • UC San Diego Medical Center
    Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours
    200 W. Arbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92103
    US
  • UC San Diego Health Psychiatry – La Jolla
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
    8950 Villa La Jolla Drive
    Suite C101
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    US
  • UC San Diego Health Senior Behavioral Health
    8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMClosed Today Closed Today
    410 Dickinson St.
    San Diego, CA 92103
    US
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About Kalya Vardi, MD

Kalya Vardi, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist who specializes in treating mental health problems in older adults, including depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and the psychiatric or behavioral complications of dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease.

She is the medical director of the Senior Behavioral Health Intensive Outpatient Program, which treats sub-acute psychiatric problems in older adults and provides transitional care for those who have been hospitalized for psychiatric reasons.

Her research interests include medical education and bipolar disorder.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health in 2016, she was a postgraduate fellow in geriatric psychiatry at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She completed a residency in psychiatry at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where she served as chief resident. Dr. Vardi earned her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and is board-certified in psychiatry.

She is a member of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association, and the San Diego Psychiatric Society.

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Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Residency

  • Brown University, School of Medicine, Providence, RI

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2016-08-01

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry

Conditions and Treatments

  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Mental Health in Older Adults
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Senior Behavioral Health
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted