Vaishali Thanawala, PA-C

Vaishali Thanawala

A native of North Carolina, she graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.S. in Microbiology and Masters in Physiology, and later her graduate degree in Master of Physician Assistant Practice from Campbell University. She began working as a Psychiatric Physician Assistant at Gupta Psychiatry in February 2019.

Vaishali has worked in both outpatient and inpatient psychiatric settings. She provides medication management for the entire spectrum of mental illness including mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD, and substance abuse in the adult population. She is also interested in incorporating medication-free options that are essential to the patient’s overall well being. She has a special interest in functional psychiatry, using the application of both nutrition and exercise as a guide to caring for her patients.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, taking walks, reading, and exploring new coffee shops.