Dr. Ramakrishna Rao, MD

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Psychiatry

Dr. Ramakrishna Rao, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Hickory, NC. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Ramakrishna Rao, MD

Catawba Valley Medical Center

810 Fairgrove Church Rd Hickory, NC 28602
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(828) 326-3230

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Rao's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Drug and Alcohol Dependence
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Drug and Alcohol Dependence more than 93% of his peers

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

Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Advantage HMO
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Ramakrishna Rao, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Hickory, NC. His office accepts new patients.

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

Baylor University
Medical School
University of Texas / Austin Campus
Undergraduate School

Awards

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What are Dr. Ramakrishna Rao, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Rao frequently treats Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence, Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse, and Drug and Alcohol Dependence. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Rao treats.

Where is Dr. Ramakrishna Rao, MD's office located?

Dr. Rao's office is located at 810 Fairgrove Church Rd, Hickory, NC 28602. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Catawba Valley Medical Center

Catawba Valley Medical Center810 Fairgrove Church Rd Hickory, NC 28602
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