Dr. Rakesh K. Sood, MD

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Neurology | Male

727 N Main St, Emporia, VA 23847 Get Directions
(434) 348-4422

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Dr. Sood specializes in Neurology and practices in Emporia, VA. He practices at 1 location.

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3.9
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Sood
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (7)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Sood's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (7)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (7)
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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry
  • Sleep Medicine Psychiatry & Neurology

Board Certifications

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  • Psychiatry
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Ataxia
  • Autism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Procedures Performed

  • ADHD Testing
  • Antipsychotic Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling Services
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Lithium Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Delhi / Maulana Azad Medical College

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Irwin Hospital

    Completed in 1976

    University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Med

    Completed in 1985

    Warlingham Park Hospitalumkc

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Harwich District Hospital

    Completed in 1980

    Irwin Hospital

    Completed in 1977

    Worcester Royal Infirmary

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ohio State Hospital

    Completed in 1987

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Sood's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Sood

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients