Dr. Vani Rao, MD

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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 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.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

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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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
  • No board actions 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.