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Veronica Ridpath, DO

Veronica Ridpath, DO

Degrees and Certifications
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Carolinas, Spartanburg, SC; Bachelor of Science in Psychology, minor in biology and classical studies, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC

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HopeHealth Medical Plaza
360 North Irby St., Florence, SC 29501
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Phone: (843) 432-2945

Fax: (843) 407-9727

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About Dr. Ridpath

Veronica Ridpath, DO, serves patients in Behavioral Health at the HopeHealth Medical Plaza in Florence.

She graduated cum laude from University of North Carolina-Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science in psychology with minors in biology and classical studies. She obtained her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she was a National Health Service Corp scholar.

A lifelong resident of the Carolinas, Dr. Ridpath is a member of the North Carolina Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatrists, and the American Psychiatric Association. She has special interest in LGBT mental health and inclusion, improving access to psychiatry services, and patient-centered care. Dr. Ridpath serves as a mentor to medical students through the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine.


Professional Associations

  • North Carolina Psychiatric Association
  • American Academy of Addiction Psychiatrist

Community Involvement

  • Mentors to medical students through AAOAM


  • Ridpath, V. Cannabidiol: Managing High Expectations. North Carolina Psychiatric Association Member Newsletter, September 2019.
  • Januchowski, R., Ridpath, V. Fibromyalgia for the Primary Care Provider: Diagnosis and Management. Osteopathic Family Physician (2016) 15 – 20.

Posters and Presentations

  • Ridpath, V. Cannabidiol: Case Presentation and Didactic. UNC ECHO Project for MAT. Presented May 31, 2019, and June 12, 2019.
  • Ridpath, V. Graham, K. Cerebral Toxoplasmosis Recovery in Schizophrenia: Considerations in Psychosis, Cognitive Recovery, and Motor Symptoms. Presented at North Carolina Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting Resident Poster Session, August 2018.
  • Panel moderator North Carolina Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, 2018, 2019.
  • Ridpath, V. Inpatient Management of Self Injurious Behavior. Presented at Psychiatry Department Resident Case Conference. Atrium Health, February 2, 2019.
  • Ridpath, V. Psilocybin: Neuroscience and Future Research Directions. Presented at Psychiatry Department Resident Journal Club. Atrium Health, January 13, 2019.
  • Ridpath, V. Traumatic Brain Injury Update: Post Acute Challenges and Management. First presented to Atrium Health Inpatient Psychiatry Department June 28, 2018.

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