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Adele Viguera, MD

Adele Viguera, MD
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Department Psychiatry and Psychology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
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Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
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Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


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Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Consultation/Treatment Planning
  • Second Opinion
  • Women's Health
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Delusional Disorder
  • Major Depression
  • Mood Disorder
  • Obesity
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
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About Adele Viguera, MD

Adele C. Viguera, MD, is Associate Director of the Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Program at Cleveland Clinic.

She received her BA from Harvard University.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital
Perinatal Psychiatry
Boston, MA

Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Residency - McLean Hospital
Belmont, MA

Internship - Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Medical Education - Dartmouth Medical School
Hanover, NH

Undergraduate - Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Additional Training

  • Master's Degree in Public Health, quantitative methods, Harvard School of Public Health

Professional Highlights

  • NIMH K23 Career Development Award (K23 MH-11609), focused on The Course of Bipolar Disorder in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period, 1999-2004
  • R01 from National Institute of Mental Health for a multisite collaborative study with Emory School of Medicine on Bipolar Disorder in Pregnancy: Predictors of Morbidity (Collaborative Grant: R01 MH 071762 [Viguera]; R01 MH 071531[Newport]), 2005-2010  
  • New Investigators Program, National Institute of Mental Health, New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit (NCDEU), 1998 Awardee
  • Scientific peer reviewer for NIH SCOR Centers on Women’s Health, Bethesda, Md., March 8-9, 2007
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Women’s Health Research Day, 2006 Awardee


  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychiatry

Specialty Interests

women's health, women's issues

Awards & Honors

  • Dr. Viguera has had a very successful track record securing support to study important research questions in reproductive psychiatry. Early in her academic career, she was the recipient of an NIMH K23 Career Development Award (K23 MH-11609), focused on the Course of Bipolar Disorder in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period. 
  • She has received additional awards from private foundations including  two consecutive National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) Young Investigator Research Awards for the study of Neonatal Outcome Following Exposure to Lithium. 
  • In 2004, she received a two-year Harvard Medical School Scholars in Medicine Fellowship Claflin Award for a project entitled, Screening for Antenatal Bipolar Disorder Associated with Maternal Morbidity and Adverse Neonatal Outcome. The body of research laid the groundwork for an R01.
  • In 2005, she was awarded an R01 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health for a multisite collaborative study with Emory School of Medicine on Bipolar Disorder in Pregnancy: Predictors of Morbidity (Collaborative Grant: R01 MH 071762 [Viguera]; R01 MH 071531[Newport]).


  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Teratology Society
  • North American Menopause Society
Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/4/2023, Dr. Viguera has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Viguera receives fees of $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • UpToDate (a Wolters Kluwer Brand)

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

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