Nisha Warikoo, MD is the Founder and Director of Monarch Psychiatry of California. She is an award- winning, board-certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist. Dr. Warikoo is known for her through diagnostic approach across various stages of development as well as the ability to provide compassionate, evidence-based and well-rounded treatment for the patients and families she sees. Dr. Warikoo is committed to promote mental health literacy amongst the patients, families and the community at large.. She has published popular scientific articles and book chapters in the areas of autism, ADHD, schizophrenia, treatment adherence, depot antipsychotics as well as tardive dyskinesia.

Dr. Warikoo is a regional expert in Autism, ADHD and mood disorders and spends much of her time consulting and training primary care and other specialties on the best practices in management in those with psychiatric comorbidities.

Dr. Warikoo is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCI Health and has spent years training and educating medical students as well as psychiatry residents and fellows in training. She has been nominated by her peers for Orange County Physician of Excellence Award five years in row and was awarded this prestigious recognition in 2019.

Practice Areas
Diagnostic evaluations and treatment of young children, adolescents, transitional age youth as well as young adults
Medication Management
Medication and Psychotherapy

Board certified in Psychiatry
Board certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Member, American Psychiatric Association
Member, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

SUNY Upstate Medical University (Residency)
Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington (Fellowship)

Assistant Clinical Professor UCI Health
Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Consultant Psychiatrist, Community Hospital of San Bernardino

Orange County Physician of Excellence Award, 2019