Dr. Rakesh Sood, MD

Psychiatry •  Male • Age 68
  
Dr. Sood
Telehealth services available

Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center

727 N Main St Emporia, VA 23847

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Dr. Rakesh Sood, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Emporia, VA and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sood has more experience with Psychotic Disorders and General Mental Health than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Delhi / Maulana Azad Medical College medical school in 1975. He is affiliated with Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sood to book an appointment.


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Biography

Dr. Rakesh Sood, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Emporia, VA and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sood has more experience with...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Sleep Medicine (Psychiatry & Neurology)

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

1987
Ohio State Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Worcester Royal Infirmary
Residency Hospital
1980
Harwich District Hospital
Residency Hospital
1977
Irwin Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
Irwin Hosp
Internship Hospital
1975
University of Delhi / Maulana Azad Medical College
Medical School

Awards

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Sood

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Sood treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Sood treats other conditions, please contact the office at (434) 348-4422.

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Dr. Sood typically treats 78% more often than similar doctors

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Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Delusional Disorder
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
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General Mental Health

General mental health includes management, treatment and prevention of mental illness through risk factor screenings, counseling, group therapy, and wellness support.Compare with other General Mental Health specialists.

Dr. Sood typically treats 62% more often than similar doctors

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Psychiatric Diseases
Bipolar Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
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Dr. Sood's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Antipsychotic Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Ataxia
  • Autism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behavior Modification
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Counseling Services
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Dystonia
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Epilepsy
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lithium Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Medication Management
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stress Management
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease

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Dr. Sood accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
Gold OAEPO-VA
Gold-VA PPO
HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze with H.S.A-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Catastrophic X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers HMO
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
Coventry Health Care of Virginia
Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gateway Health Plan
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Magellan Health Services
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
Optima Health
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center727 N Main St Emporia, VA 23847
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Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center

Emporia, VA

59% Patient experience rating, 10% lower than the national average

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