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Dr. Balakrishna Rao, MD

Addiction Psychiatry*
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51 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Balakrishna Rao, MD

Dr. Balakrishna Rao, MD is an Addiction Psychiatry Specialist in Nashville, TN. They specialize in Addiction Psychiatry, has 51 years of experience, and is board certified in Addiction Psychiatry. They graduated from MUMBAI UNIVERSITY / BOMBAY HOSPITAL INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES. Patients rated Dr. Rao an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Rao works at Practice in Nashville, TN with other offices in Fort Campbell, KY and Bay Pines, FL. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Rao's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Tennessee Valley Healthcare System
    1310 24th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (270) 798-5931
  2. 2
    Colonel Florence A. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital
    650 Joel Dr, Fort Campbell, KY 42223 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (270) 798-5931
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    Bay Pines Veterans Affairs Healthcare System
    10000 Bay Pines Blvd, Bay Pines, FL 33744 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (727) 398-6661

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About Dr. Balakrishna Rao, MD

Specialties*
  • Addiction Psychiatry

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  • 51 years of experience
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  • English
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  • 1033133061
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  • MUMBAI UNIVERSITY / BOMBAY HOSPITAL INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
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  • Addiction Psychiatry and Psychiatry
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