Dr. Vikil Girdhar is a family medicine physician at AxessPointe Community Health Centers at the downtown Akron and Barberton locations, where he has been working since 2015. Having graduated from Ross University School of Medicine in 2010, Dr. Girdhar moved to Ohio from his hometown of Long Island, New York to do his 3-year residency training in Family Medicine at Summa Barberton Hospital from 2012-2015, becoming board certified prior to completion. He then embarked on a 1-year fellowship in Integrated Care; specializing in Primary Care and Community Psychiatry through Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). Since then, he has been a full-time physician at AxessPointe, managing and treating a variety of patients, many of whom had minimal or no access to healthcare prior to establishing with him. He was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Community & Family Medicine through NEOMED in 2016, and has also been a regular contributor to the monthly Health & Fitness segment of The Barberton Herald.
Dr. Girdhar is best known for his unique approach to patient care, displaying compassion, sincerity and a style that makes his patients feel most comfortable. He excels in not only improving your health, but also guiding you each step of the way in doing so. His office in downtown Akron is within the Portage Path Behavioral Health site, where he works alongside the psychiatry department to devise treatment plans customized to their patients’ health, implementing an integrated model where primary care and mental healthcare needs are addressed under one roof. In his free time, Dr. Girdhar enjoys reading, watching movies and impulse online shopping. One of his favorite hobbies is video editing, as he is known for directing, editing and producing home-made movies.