Dr. Vani Rao, MD

PsychiatryFemaleAge 64


Dr. Vani Rao, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Washington, DC and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in 1990. She is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Her office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Vani Rao, MD

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

1020 19th St NW Ste 625 Washington, DC 20036

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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


  • Psychiatry


Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Johns Hopkins University
Residency Hospital
Carilion Medical Center/Univ Of Virginia School Of Medicine Roanoke-Salem
Internship Hospital
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Medical School
Madras U
Undergraduate School


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

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Dr. Rao frequently treats the following conditions: Acquired Brain Injuries, ADHD and-or ADD, and Adjustment Disorder . See more on Healthgrades.

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

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Dr. Vani Rao, MD is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

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Dr. Rao has over 32 years of healthcare experience.

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Dr. Rao's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery

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
  • ADHD Testing
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brain Injury
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Concussion
  • Counseling Services
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Head Trauma
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • 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
  • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

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(202) 223-1911

Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

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

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