Collin Vas, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in diagnosing and treating mood and anxiety disorders.

Dr. Vas earned his medical degree at St. John’s Medical College in Bangalore, India. He completed two residencies in psychiatry, first at Christian Medical College in Vellore, India, and then at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He received additional postgraduate training in psychiatry from the North Eastern Health Board in Ireland.

Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2007.

Dr. Vas’ clinical interests include bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychiatric illnesses associated with Parkinson’s disease, deep brain stimulation, vagal nerve stimulation, and the clinical applications of clozapine and lithium.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - St. John's Medical College (1987-1994)
  • Residency - Christian Medical College (1994-1996), Psychiatry
  • Residency - Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education (1998-2002), Psychiatry
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Honors & Awards
  • Outstanding Teaching Site: Mental Health Gold team, Dallas VA Medical Center, (2011-12, 2013-14) UT Southwestern
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • ADHD
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Psychiatric illnesses associated with Parkinson’s disease
  • Vagal nerve stimulation

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