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Varsha Iyer

Varsha Iyer, MD

Languages spoken: Tamil, English
  • Varsha Iyer, MD, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree here at the University of Utah. She completed her Psychiatry residency at the University of California at Irvine and then went on to pursue a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of California at San Diego where she served as chief resident. Dr. Iyer is board certified in Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Her interests include trauma and stressor-related disorders, social media effects on mood, and medical education. She is committed to advancing the field by educating medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Iyer is delighted to be a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and a clinical provider at the University of Utah Huntsman Mental Health Institute.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)
  • Varsha Iyer, MD, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree here at the University of Utah. She completed her Psychiatry residency at the University of California at Irvine and then went on to pursue a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of California at San Diego where she served as chief resident. Dr. Iyer is board certified in Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Her interests include trauma and stressor-related disorders, social media effects on mood, and medical education. She is committed to advancing the field by educating medical students, residents and fellows. Dr. Iyer is delighted to be a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and a clinical provider at the University of Utah Huntsman Mental Health Institute.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Psychiatry -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)

    Education history

    Fellowship Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - University of California, San Diego Health Chief Fellow
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - University of California, San Diego Health Fellow
    Residency Psychiatry - University of California, Irvine Medical Center Resident
    Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine M.D.
    Undergraduate Anthropology/Human Biology - Emory University B.S.
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