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Mini Varghese

Mini Varghese, MD


Department: Psychiatry

Practices: Drexel Psychiatry

Specialties: Psychiatry


  • MD - Siddhartha Medical College NTR

Mini Varghese, MD, is a psychiatrist practicing in Philadelphia. She treats adults, children and adolescents at Northwestern Human Services of Philadelphia, and specializes in ADHD and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr. Varghese is also the acting medical director of the outpatient mental health program at Silver Springs – Martin Luther School in Philadelphia.

Clinical Services

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Psychiatric evaluation, Child and adolescent psychiatry, Psychiatric treatments, ADHD


  • Child Psychiatry - Drexel University College of Medicine


  • General Psychiatry - Albert Einstein Medical Center

Dr. Varghese is an instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at Drexel University College of Medicine.


Dr. Varghese has been involved in numerous research projects. At Temple University Hospital, she studied the epidemiology of suicide and depression in the elderly.

At the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Varghese was involved in the following studies:

  1. A six-week, double-blind, multicenter, placebo-controlled study evaluating the efficacy and safety of flexible doses of oral ziprasidone as add-on, adjunctive therapy with lithium, valproate or lamotrigine in bipolar 1 depression
  2. Neuronal signaling of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (B DNF), a neuropeptide, as an efficacy biomarker for antidepressant responsiveness in major depression
  3. Transcranial magnetic stimulation laboratory for treatment-resistant depression
  4. Transcranial magnetic stimulation during pregnancy
  5. Vagal nerve stimulation for treatment-resistant depression
  6. Failure to thrive - prospective cohort study on children who had failure to thrive as infants/toddlers

Contact Information

Practice Office

Northwest Human Services of Philadelphia
265 Lehigh Avenue
Children's Reach Psychiatric Clinic
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Phone: 215.427.1500