Madhu Rao, MD
Dr. Madhu Rao is an adult psychiatrist who specializes in providing care to people 18 years and older. Dr. Rao practices comprehensive, evidence-based approaches to treatment including mindfulness, nutrition, exercise and optimal sleep in addition to medication management and psychotherapy.
Dr. Rao has a strong interest and background in ADHD and the broad range of disorders associated with it that become particularly challenging in adults in the context of high stress careers, relationship difficulties and other medical conditions. Dr. Rao has special interest in women’s mental health and focuses on optimizing medications during times of hormonal changes of reproductive years and menopause. She contributed to the first edition of the American Psychiatric Association Publishing textbook of Women’s Reproductive Mental Health, to be published in 2020.
Education and Training:
M.D. New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, Psychiatry Residency University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, M.S. Computer Science & Bio-Medical Informatics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Areas of Interest Include:
> Adult ADHD
> Bipolar Disorder
> Alcohol Use Disorder
> Women’s mental health, with a focus on hormonal changes during reproductive years and menopause
Dr. Rao is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry and Licensed to practice in the State of Maryland.