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Dr. Rakesh Sood, MD

Psychiatry*
3.6 (9)
Map Pin Small Emporia, VA
Accepting new patients
49 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Rakesh Sood, MD

Dr. Rakesh Sood, MD is a Psychiatrist in Emporia, VA. They specialize in Psychiatry, has 49 years of experience, and is board certified in Psychiatry. They graduated from University of Delhi / Maulana Azad Medical College and is affiliated with Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center. Dr. Sood, completed a residency at Worcester Royal Infirmary. Patients rated Dr. Sood an average 3.6 star rating.

Dr. Sood works at Practice in Emporia, VA with other offices in Hopewell, VA and Petersburg, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Schizoaffective Disorder and Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Sood's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Southern Virginia Medical Center
    727 N Main St, Emporia, VA 23847 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (434) 348-4400
  2. 2
    Hopewell Emergency Crew
    102 S 10th Ave, Hopewell, VA 23860 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (804) 862-6095
  3. 3
    Office
    20 W Bank St Ste 3, Petersburg, VA 23803 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (804) 722-4299

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  • Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center

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Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophrenia
Bipolar Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder
Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
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ADHD and-or ADD
Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Anxiety
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Autism
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Binge Eating Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Conduct and Other Emotional Adolescent Disorders
Conduct Disorder
Delusional Disorder
Dementia
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Developmental and Learning Disorders
Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
Eating Disorders
Gender Dysphoria
Homicidal Ideation
Manic Disorder
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
Nondependent Opioid Abuse
Personality Disorders
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychosis
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Suicidal Ideation
Tobacco Use Disorder
ADHD Testing
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Antipsychotic Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
Behavior Modification
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Counseling Services
Dementia or Depression Screening
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Family Psychotherapy
Group Psychotherapy
Lithium Therapy (Inpatient Only)
Medication Management
Psychiatric Medication Therapy
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
Psychopharmacologic Treatment
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
Psychotherapy for Crisis
Psychotherapy Services
Stress Management
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    Specialties*
    • Psychiatry

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    Years of Experience
    • 49 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1528149689
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Ohio State Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Worcester Royal Infirmary
    Residency
    Internship
    • University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Med
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Delhi / Maulana Azad Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Rakesh Sood, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Sood is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Sood accepts Anthem, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Sood has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Sood has seen patients for Schizoaffective Disorder and Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Sood on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Sood. The overall rating for this provider is 3.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sood.

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