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Alessia Bhargava, MD

Consulting Psychiatrist

Dr. Alessia Bhargava is a board-certified psychiatrist who is also board-eligible in Addiction Medicine. She supports Bayside Marin by providing psychiatric supervision to Psychiatric-Mental Health NPs and psychiatric consultation services to Bayside Marin’s medical team.  

She received her MD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2017 and also holds a BA from Yale University as well as an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her Psychiatry residency and Addiction Medicine fellowship at University of North Carolina Hospitals. 

Utilizing her specialties in substance use and co-occurring psychiatric disorders, Dr. Bhargava has worked extensively with a broad variety of individuals. This includes incarcerated populations, patients with psychotic disorders, and people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. With her background in business at McKinsey & Company, she also understands the stressors of executive work, and connects easily with professionals in recovery.  

When it comes to her treatment philosophy, Dr. Bhargava believes that taking a whole person, biopsychosocial approach to addiction provides the best guidance for treatment planning. Her goal is always to give her patients the highest chance of success in achieving and maintaining recovery by addressing both substance use and mental health concerns concurrently.  

In addition to her work at Bayside, Dr. Bhargava concurrently holds a position with Eleanor Health, where she provides trauma-informed, harm-reduction outpatient services for individuals in recovery. She also provides consultation services on medically complex patients for Aledade Care Solutions. 

In her spare time, Dr. Bhargava enjoys swimming, Pilates, and reading. 

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