Varun Choudhary MD, MA, DFAPA

Chief Medical Officer

Varun Choudhary MD, MA, DFAPA is a Board-Certified Forensic Psychiatrist and the Chief Medical Officer of FloreoVR and Interim Chief Medical Officer of Talkspace.


Dr. Choudhary is active in policy, legislation, and behavioral health advocacy. He is the current Governor-appointed Psychiatrist to the Behavioral Health & Disability Board for the Commonwealth of Virginia.  He is also a board member of the Psychiatric Society of Virginia & Medical Society of Virginia


Prior to joining FloreoVR, Dr. Choudhary spent 2 years at Talkspace as the Chief Medical Officer. He also has a background in managed care, and prior to joining Talkspace he was the Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer of Behavioral Health for Magellan Health.


Dr. Choudhary has worked in the behavioral health industry for close to 20 years providing care to patients in the public sector, correctional arena, private practice, and community-based settings. He has specialty in Telepsychiatry, Managed Care, Population Health, Collaborative Care, Quality Metrics, Behavioral Health Outcome Measures and Autism/Intellectual Disabilities. Dr. Choudhary is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.