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About Us


Dr. Vega has been in practice since 2012 and founded Forefront Behavioral Health to provide the highest standard of psychiatric care utilizing the most up-to-date interventions, technology and practice for the people of Austin. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and graduated with Honors—Summa Cum Laude from the University of Texas Pan American in Edinburg, TX and went on to attend medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX where he received a full scholarship via the Lozano Long Scholarship Foundation. While in medical school, he participated in the Regional Academic Health Science Center program in Harlingen, TX for his third and fourth years of medical school. Dr. Vega then completed his residency in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX where he served as Assistant Chief Resident during his third year and Chief Resident during his final year of residency.

Certifications/Specialized Training/Experience

Magstim™ TMS Training Certification

Neuragain™ Ketamine IV Infusion Training Certification

Inpatient Consultation Liaison Service (Hospital Chief Medical Officer/Medical Director Experience)

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Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


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