Ajanta S. Vinekar, M.D is Board Certified in Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry.


She has been in practicesince 1989,starting her career at UMDNJ-RobertWood Johnson Medical School in the Department of Psychiatry.





Dr. Vinekar has recently been elected a Distinguished Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association for her dedication to the work of the psychiatric profession.



She is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ-RWJMS and has been active in teaching medical students. She has an appointment to the active staff in the department of Psychiatry at Penn Medicine Princeton Health in Plainsboro NJ.


In the clinical arena she has focused her interest in Geriatric Psychiatry. She has provided geropsychiatric consultations since 1993 and is Board Certified in Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry. She has done In services for staff and provided pharmacological and non pharmacological treatment options in dealing with the behavioral manifestations of Alzheimerís disease. She specializes in the management of Bipolar Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia and Organic Mood Disorders in the Elderly.

She provides gero-psychiatric consultations at Nursing Homes, and has an office based practice as well where she does geropsychiatric evaluations. Dr. Vinekar also specializes in College mental health. Her practice combines psychopharmacological interventions with individual psychotherapy. Dr. Vinekar individualizes the treatment plan to fit each patientís needs, combining medication with counseling.


She was President of the Central Chapter of the NJPA from June 2002 to June 2003.


Dr. Vinekar was the past Chair of the Geriatric Committee of the New Jersey Psychiatric Association, and continues to serve on the legislative advocacy council of NJPA.



Office Address:


Office center at Princeton Meadows

Ste 212, Bldg 200

666 Plainsboro Road

Plainsboro NJ 08536


Office Ph # 609-936-9444

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Directions to the office:

From Rte 1

Take Scudder mill Rd exit. At the 8th traffic light, turn right onto Deer Creek Dr.Immediately turn right into Office center complex (Buildings 100-600)Proceed to building 200.



From Rte 130

Take Rte614 West (Dey Road) exit. At the 2nd traffic light,turn left onto Scudder Mill Rd. At the 3rd traffic light, turn rightonto Deer Creek Dr. Immediately turn right into Office Center Complex(Buildings 100-600). Proceed to Bldg 200.