Dr. Vani Rao, MD

PsychiatryFemaleAge 63

Dr. Rao

1020 19th Street N.W, Suite 625, DC 20036

1020 19th St Nw Ste 625 Washington, DC 20036

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(202) 223-8264

Dr. Vani Rao, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Washington, DC. She is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rao to book an appointment.

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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  • Low Wait Times
    Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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Experience
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Dr. Rao's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Psychiatric Evaluation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao performs Psychiatric Evaluation more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Rao performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dementia or Depression Screening
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao performs Dementia or Depression Screening more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Rao performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao performs Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Rao performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brain Injury
  • Concussion
  • Counseling Services
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Head Trauma
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Medical-Psychiatric Issues
  • Medication Management
  • 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
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

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Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
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Dr. Rao's Reviews

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4.8

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About Me

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...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Education

2000
Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1996
Roanoke Meml Vamc
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Dr. Rao frequently treats Psychiatric Evaluation, Dementia or Depression Screening, and Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery . See all procedures and conditions Dr. Rao treats.

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

Dr. Rao's office is located at 1020 19th St Nw Ste 625, Washington, DC 20036. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Vani Rao, MD speak?

Dr. Rao speaks Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Vani Rao, MD offer telehealth services?

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Locations

1020 19th Street N.W, Suite 625, DC 20036

Saadia Alizai-cowan, Md, LLC1020 19th St Nw Ste 625 Washington, DC 20036
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Practice

5300 Alpha Commons Dr Rm 425 Baltimore, MD 21224
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Rao is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Baltimore, MD

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)