Bakari Vickerson, M.D., F.A.P.A.

Bakari Vickerson, M.D., F.A.P.A. 

Assistant Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Science

Location: Grady Hospital


Emory University School of Medicine

University of Arizona Integrative Medicine 
Fellowship: Integrative Medicine


Howard University College of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Morehouse College
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Research Interests

The effects of modified lifestyle changes as adjunctive treatment of Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia.

Clinical Interests

Integrative Holistic Health

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Christopher D Black, Bakari Vickerson, Kevin K McCully
Noninvasive assessment of vascular function in the posterior tibial artery of healthy humans; Dynamic Medicine, 2:1 (11 February 2003)

Honors and Awards

  • Spirit of the League Award by the Atlanta Urban League, Atlanta, GA 2009
  • Outstanding Leader of Howard University College of Medicine Class Award, Washington, DC 2008
  • Minority Scholarship American Psychiatric Association Conference, San Diego, CA 2007
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor’s Society, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA 2004
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor’s Society, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA 2004
  • Gates Millennium Scholar, Atlanta, GA 2001