Dr. Ashok Rao MD

  • Psychiatry Cordova, TN

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Dr. Ashok Rao, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Cordova, TN, with other offices in Memphis, TN and Cordova, TN (and 1 other location). He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Rao is affiliated with Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis, Baptist Memorial Hospital For Women and Baptist Memorial Hospital North Ms. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Ashok Rao has the following 8 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.


A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.


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Locations & Directions

8130 Country Village Dr
Cordova, TN 38016

2620 Thousand Oaks Blvd
Memphis, TN 38118

58 Timber Creek Dr
Cordova, TN 38018

210 Jackson Ave
Memphis, TN 38105

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