Dr. Rama Prayaga, MD

Dr. Rama Prayaga, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
(30)
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Dr. Rama Prayaga, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Alexandria, VA. He graduated from Andhra Med College and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry.

5194 Dawes Ave

Alexandria, VA 22311

Contact Information

(703) 820-1900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Prayaga performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 99% of peers
Psychiatric Evaluation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Prayaga does not have any board certifications listed.

12  Conditions Treated

2  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

2 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (2/7/2014)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Virginia
  • Disciplinary action in another state (6/26/2013)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Maryland
2 Board Actions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (3/18/2014)
    Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
    Summary: Dr. Rama Prayaga; License # D51906; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has complied with the terms and conditions imposed by the 06-26-2013 Consent Order.; ACTION TAKEN: The Maryland Board of Physicians terminated the physician's probation.
    State: Maryland
  • Other (3/3/2014)
    Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: District of Columbia

Education

  • Andhra Med College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Elmhurst Hospital Center Mt Sinai
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UMDNJ New Jersey Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • George Town Univercity
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Prayaga has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Prayaga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Prayaga's Reviews

1.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prayaga to family and friends
30 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (22)

Dr. Prayaga's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

If you are serious about your mental health..this is not the psychiatrist for you. After many years of being a patient, I still don't believe he knew my diagnosis nor do I believe he cared. His office staff seem to be clueless and can be extremely rude. Also, they will try to get you to sign a lot...more
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Terrible doctor and extremely rude staff. He runs his practice like a business and gives each patient two minutes tops. Never asked how I was feeling on meds - just collected my copay and signed the prescription. Staff was incompetent and refused to check my benefits with my medical insurance.
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Very accessible and flexible with appointments, despite my busy schedule. Was friendly and courteous
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I've been a patient of Dr. Prayaga's for slightly more than a year. I found his initial consultation for ADD adequate and comparable to the doctor I saw prior to moving to DC. The monthly in-person visits to his office to obtain prescriptions refills are inconvenient but do ensure consistent...more
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Dr. Prayaga managed to fail my already exceedingly low expectations.
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