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Dr. Rakesh Sood, MD

Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Sood

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 been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Delhi / Maulana Azad Medical College in 1975 and specializes in psychiatry and sleep medicine (psychiatry & neurology).


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3.6

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Biography

Dr. Rakesh Sood, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Emporia, VA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Delhi / Maulana Azad Medical College in 1975 and specializes in psychiatry and sleep medicine (psychiatry & neurology).

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Sleep Medicine (Psychiatry & Neurology)

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Ohio State Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1985
University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Med
Internship Hospital
1983
Warlingham Park Hospitalumkc
Internship Hospital
1981
Worcester Royal Infirmary
Residency Hospital
1980
Harwich District Hospital
Residency Hospital
1977
Irwin Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
Irwin Hospital
Internship Hospital
1975
University Of Delhi / Maulana Azad Medical College
Medical School
1987
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1983
1981
1980
1977
1976
1975

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(434) 348-4422

Dr. Sood accepts the following insurance:

Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers HMO
KeyCare PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
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
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
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inHealth
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INTotal Health
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Magellan Health Services
Medica
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Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
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Molina Healthcare
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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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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sood's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sood treats Sleep Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Sood treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sood treats Sleep Apnea more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Sood treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea
Schizoaffective Disorder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sood treats Schizoaffective Disorder more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Sood treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Sood's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • ADHD Testing
  • 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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73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average