Dr. Ricardo Vela is a psychiatrist practicing in Boston, MA. Dr. Vela is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Vela diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Vela may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Vela treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.