Garima Arora, M.D. is a geriatric psychiatrist who combines her training in both psychiatry and neurology to provide the best care for older adult patients. She is an Assistant Professor in both the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine. In addition to seeing patients at the UT Physicians Dashwood clinic, Dr. Arora serves as a geriatric psychiatrist at the Center for Healthy Aging and neuropsychiatrist at Huntington’s Center of Excellence. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).

Dr. Arora completed medical school at Moti Lal Nehru Medical College. In 2009, she moved to Houston pursue her residency in psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She later completed a fellowship in neuropsychiatry and behavioral neurology working with Dr. Paul Schulz. She is a member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Neurology, Society of Biological Psychiatry and American Neuropsychiatric Association.


Medical Degree
Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, India
Master's Degree
Tumor Biology, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

  • Adult General Psychiatry
  • Anxiety/OCD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Depression
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • PTSD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Second Opinion