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Andreea L. Seritan, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clinical Interests

Andreea L. Seritan is a geriatric psychiatrist. Her interests include neurocognitive disorders, psychodynamic therapy, and faculty and student wellness.


Assistant Dean, Student Wellness
Associate Professor, Clinical Psychiatry



Office of the Dean, School of Medicine
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Geriatric Psychiatry


Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
2230 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 916-734-3574

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Other Languages:

Italian, Romanian


M.D., Carol Davila University, Bucharest, 1992


Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 2003


University of California, Los Angeles , Los Angeles, California, 2004

Professional Memberships:

American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry
American Psychiatric Association
Association for Academic Psychiatry

Select Honors and Awards:

Model Curriculum in Cultural Psychiatry, American Association of Directors Psychiatric Residency Training, 2010

Dean's Team Award for Excellence in Clinical Care, UC Davis School of Medicine, 2009

Chief of Staff Award, UC Davis Medical Center, 2009

Chancellor's Achievement Award for Diversity and Community, UC Davis, 2008

Frieda Fromm Reichmann Award, American Association of Directors Psychiatric Residency Training, 2004

Select Recent Publications:

Seritan A, Hunt J, Shy A, Rea M, Worley L. The state of medical student wellness: a call for culture change. Acad Psychiatry. 2012 Jan 1;36(1):7-10.

Bourgeois JA, Seritan AL, Casillas EM, Hessl D, Schneider A, Yang Y, Kaur I, Cogswell JB, Nguyen DV, Hagerman RJ. Lifetime prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders in fragile X premutation carriers. J Clin Psychiatry. 2011 Feb;72(2):175-82. Epub 2010 Aug 24

Tseng T, Iosif AM. Seritan AL. Stress Effects: A Study of Salivary Cortisol Levels in hird-year Medical Students. Stress and Health. 2011; 27:436–440. doi: 10.1002/smi.1377

Gane LW, Iosif AM, Flynn-Wilson L, Venturino M, Hagerman RJ, Seritan AL. Assessment of patient and caregiver needs in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome by utilizing Q-sort methodology. Aging Ment Health. 2010 Nov;14(8):1000-7.

Jibson MD, Hilty DM, Arlinghaus K, Ball VL, McCarthy T, Seritan AL, Servis ME. Clinician-educator tracks for residents: three pilot programs. Acad Psychiatry. 2010 Jul-Aug;34(4):269-76.

Olichney JM, Chan S, Wong LM, Schneider A, Seritan A, Niese A, Yang JC, Laird K, Teichholtz S, Khan S, Tassone F, Hagerman R. Abnormal N400 word repetition effects in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome. Brain. 2010 May;133(Pt 5):1438-50. Epub 2010 Apr 21.

Seritan AL, McCloud MK, Hinton L. Geriatric Depression – Review for Primary Care. Curr Psychiatry Rev; 5:137-42.

Seritan AL, Nguyen D, Farias S, Hinton L, Grigsby J, Bourgeois J, Hagerman R. Dementia in fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS): Comparison with Alzheimer’s disease. Am J Med Genet B: Neuropsychiatr Genet, 147B:1138-44.

Hagerman RJ, Hall DA, Coffey S, Leehey M, Bourgeois J, Gould J, Zhang L, Seritan AL, Berry-Kravis E, Olichney J, Miller JW, Fong AL, Carpenter R, Bodine C, Gane LW, Rainin E, Hagerman H, Hagerman PJ. Treatment of fragile X-associated tremor ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) and related neurological problems. Clin Interv Aging, 3:251-62.

To see if Andreea L. Seritan is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).