Dr. Vani Rao, MD

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Dr. Vani Rao, MD

Psychiatry | Female

1020 19th Street N.W, Suite 625, DC 20036 1020 19th St NW Ste 625, Washington, DC 20036 Get Directions
(202) 223-8264

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I am currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine. I am also...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Psychiatry
      • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)

      Board Certifications

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      • Psychiatry

      Conditions Treated

      • Acquired Brain Injuries
      • ADHD and-or ADD
      • Adjustment Disorder
      • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
      • Alzheimer's Disease
      • Anxiety
      • Autism
      • Bipolar Disorder
      • Brain Injury
      • Concussion
      • Cranial Trauma
      • Delusional Disorder
      • Dementia
      • Depression
      • Depressive Disorders
      • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
      • Eating Disorders
      • Head Trauma
      • Major Depressive Disorder
      • Medical-Psychiatric Issues
      • Memory Disorders
      • Mental Disorders Related to Alzheimers
      • Mental Disorders Related to Huntington's Disease
      • Neurodegenerative Diseases
      • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
      • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
      • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
      • Opioid Dependence
      • Panic Attack
      • Parkinson's Disease
      • Post-Concussion Syndrome
      • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
      • Psychiatric Diseases
      • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
      • Psychosis
      • Schizophrenia
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Traumatic Brain Injury

      Procedures Performed

      • Counseling Services
      • Medication Management
      • Psychiatric Evaluation
      • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
      • Stress Management

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      Education

      • Medical School
        All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (Aiims)

        Graduated in 1990

        Madras Medical College

        Graduated in 1981

      • Internship Hospital
        Carilion Medical Center/Univ Of Virginia School Of Medicine Roanoke-Salem

        Completed in 1996

      • Residency Hospital
        Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine

        Completed in 1999

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Neuropsychiatry

        Completed in 2000

      • Undergraduate School
        Madras U

        Graduated in 1976

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Hindi
      • Kannada
      • Tamil
      • Telugu
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      • Specializes in Psychiatry
      • Board certified in Psychiatry
      • Malpractice claims in District of Columbia not available
      • No sanctions found
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      Dr. Rao's Care Philosophy

      I am currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine. I am also the Director of Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry Fellowship program at Hopkins. In April 2013. I was inducted into the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence. This honor is given to the physicians who are "committed to excellence in patient care". I am currently have a private practice in Washington DC. I am board certified in Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry.