Nisha Rao, MD


Specialty: Mental Health

Growing up, Dr. Rao witnessed the struggles that many children face due to psychological issues. That experience ignited a passion in her to choose a career to make an impact in the lives of children. She firmly believes that early intervention is crucial in preventing long term consequences of mental health issues. Her favorite aspect of child psychiatry is the immense reward in helping children overcome challenges, enhancing their quality of life and supporting them to reach their full potential.

Dr. Rao lives in Chicago with her husband. She enjoys swimming and trying new and diverse restaurants in the city. Her passions also include exploring different cities to immerse herself in their cultures and history.

"“Before playing with his equals, the child is influenced by his parents” – Jean Piaget"

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Medical Education

Medical Doctor K. S. Hegde Medical Academy Deralakatte, Karnataka, India