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About Dr. Vani A Rao

Dr. Vani A Rao, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Washington, DC, with other offices in Baltimore, MD and Baltimore, MD . Her specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Rao is affiliated with University of Maryland St Joseph Medical Center. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Vani A Rao is Great. Dr. Vani A Rao has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Vani A Rao is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Todd Scott Cox Md

1020 19th St NW Ste 625
Washington, DC 20036
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Vani Arakeri Rao Md

5300 Alpha Commons Dr Ste 444
Baltimore, MD 21224
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Johns Hopkins Hospital

1800 Orleans St
Baltimore, MD 21287
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Dr. Vani A Rao has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    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.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Expertise

    22 Expertise

  • Depression
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Clinical Depression
  • Acute Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Psychiatry
  • Huntington Disease
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Schizophrenia
  • Personality Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  • Head Trauma (Craniocerebral Trauma)
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Mental Disorders
  • Mental Illness
  • Brain Injuries

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Cream de la Cream in psychiatry

No matter where I live in the world, I'd fly to Washington D.C. just to be treated by Dr. Rao at Johns Hopkins, best psychiatrist in the world, could not find a better doctor.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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  • Education

  • Johns Hopkins Health System


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