Maria Carmen V. Gonzales-Vigilar, M.D., MS

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Dr. Gonzales-Vigilar, is a board-certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. She has been serving the northern Virginia area in various capacities since 2007. Currently, she sees patients in an outpatient setting at Gonzales-Vigilar Psychiatric Services in Ashburn, VA. From July 2007 to March 2016, she provided residential services at Grafton Integrated Health Network in Berryville, VA, where she served as medical director for 6 years. From October 2013 to March 2016, she was the Medical Director of Choices, Dominion Hospital’s adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program at Ashburn, VA.

Dr. Gonzales-Vigilar received her medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines. She obtained a Masters Degree in Human Nutrition and Foods from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. She completed her general psychiatry residency training at Henry Ford Hospital and child/adolescent fellowship at Wayne State University, both in Detroit, MI. During her fellowship, she served as the chief resident and was recognized as the outstanding graduating child and adolescent fellow. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Her fields of Interest include autistic spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, mood disorders, anxiety disorders including trauma related conditions, and psychotic disorders.

She is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), American Psychiatric Association (APA), and Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI).

She is married to Greg G. Vigilar, Jr., Ph.D., who is the Chief Executive Officer of GVPS. They have two grown-up daughters.

Dr. Vigilar is fluent in English and Tagalog.