Mental Health

1020 19th street NW suite 625 Washington DC 20036

Anxiety Disorders
Major Depression

Bipolar  Disorder


Dementia ​

Emotional and behavioral problems following concussion and other brain injuries


Initial Appointment.:  2 hours.
Follow up appointments:

1 hour    or      30 min.

Health Insurance

Office Hours

8:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Dr. Vani Rao, is a psychiatrist with training and expertise in general psychiatry and neuropsychiatry.

Dr. Rao completed her residency in general psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University and School of Medicine (JHUSOM) in 1999 and served as the Chief Resident during the last year of residency. After completing a fellowship in neuropsychiatry at Hopkins, she joined the faculty in 2000.  

She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences  at JHUSOM, Baltimore, Maryland. 

In April 2013, she was inducted into the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence. This honor is given to the physicians who are “committed to teaching excellence and patient care”.  

Dr.Rao is the Past President of the Indo American Psychiatric Association (IAPA)  and currently serves as a member of the IAPA Board of Trustees

Do not accept any insurance. You will be provided with an invoice at the end of the evaluation 


Call Us:  202-223-8264


Dr.Vani Rao MD Psychiatrist

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Vani Rao PLLC
1020 19th street, NW suite 625Washington DC, DC20036US
Phone: 202-223-8264 Website: