Meet Our Team

Meet Your Doctor

 

Dr. Dhvanit K. Vijapura Panama City Florida

Dr. Dhvanit K. Vijapura is a Board Certified Psychiatrist. Dr Vijapura, also known as Dr. VJ, has been in private practice for over 25 years in Bay County. Dr. Vijapura provides psychiatric evaluation, counseling, and treatment for general psychiatric needs as well as Addiction treatment, in and around Panama City, FL.


Dr. Vijapura is the only specialist in our area with dual distinction of being Board Certified in General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine by ABPM (American Board of Preventive Medicine) is recognized by American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)


The ABAM certificate signifies excellence in the practice of Addition Medicine. It demonstrates that a physician has met vigorous standards through intensive study, assessment and evaluation, and assures the public that a physician has the knowledge, experience and skills to provide high quality patient care.


Dr. VJ was named the Top Addiction Psychiatrist for the past 4 years. He continues to provide pinnacle of service and treatment for his patients.


Dr. Vijapura is a dedicated medical professional who provides general care to specialized state of the art treatment. He is committed to providing specialized and individualized service, and a comprehensive treatment plan is created for each patient and that come into the office. We believe the optimal way to provide excellent care is through continued attention and maintenance both on our part and yours.

 

 

Highlights

 

  • Board Certified

  • Award Winning

  • 25 years experience

  • Conveniently located near Panama City Mall

  • Comprehensive Care

  • Cost Effective

  • Bill Insurance

  • Medication Assisted Therapy Provide (Buprenorphine/Suboxone)

  • Speaker panel at numerous pharmaceutical companies

Qualifications

 

  • Diplomat, The American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology,
          -(1993 General Psychiatry Life Long Certification)

  • Added Qualifications in Geriatric Psychiatry by ABPN, (1995-2005)

  • Added Qualifications in Addiction Psychiatry by ABPN, (1996-2006)

  • Diplomat, The American Board of Adolescent Psychiatry, (1994-2004)

  • Board Certified in Addiction Medicine by ABPM (American Board of Preventive Medicine

Awards

 

  • Top Doctor - Top Addiction Psychiatrist (2016)

  • America’s Top Psychiatrists by Consumers Research Council of America (2000-present)

 

 

Meet Our Team

 

Nicki Streichert - B.S.

 

She has worked with Dr. VJ for 10 years. She serves as the case manager for continuity of care. She assists Dr. VJ in all aspects of practice, including Practice Admin, group therapy, and individual care.

Bonnie Atteberry

 

She has worked with us for over 5 years and serves as our Front Desk Coordinator.

Michelle Jennings

 

For over 5 years, she has served our patients needs with filing insurance and billing services, Michelle has over 25 years of medical billing experience. She can be reached at her office at (850) 747-0420, Medical Insurance Services/Consultants.