About Rodrigo Falcao, MD

Dr. Rodrigo Falcao, is a board-certified Psychiatrist since September 2013. Dr. Falcao strongly believes that psychiatric treatment goes beyond medication prescription only, and emphasizes patient-doctor relationship. Dr. Falcao likes to collaborate with his patients. He takes time to listen to his patients, educate them about psychiatric illnesses, discusses treatment options, analyzes risks and benefits, and ways to achieve long-term stability. He understands that everyone's needs are different, some patients benefit from medications, some benefit from psychotherapy, and some patients may require both.

He completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School in June 2012. In addition to his training in the U.S., he also completed a two year residency program in psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry of University Federal Rio de Janeiro (IPUB) in 2005 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

After completing his second residency, Dr. Falcao has worked for the last 6 years, serving the community by joining Community Mental Health Clinic in Springfield, MA. Dr. Falcao provided care to an extensive Hispanic population in that area, most of the individuals are originally from Puerto Rico. At the mental health clinic, Dr. Falcao treated a variety of psychiatric disorders, especially depressive disorders, PTSD, and bipolar disorder.

Specialties

  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Child Psychiatry Consultation
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Depression
  • Development Disorder
  • Eating Disorder
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Medication Review
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Personality Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)/Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Prescription/Refill
  • Psychiatric Medication Review
  • Psychiatry Consultation
  • Psychiatry Follow Up
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Schizophrenia/Psychotic Features
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Universidade Gama Filho, UGF Faculdade de Medicina|University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Residency in Psychiatry|Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Residency in Psychiatry

    Locations

    Cumming, GA

    5965 Parkway North Blvd Ste C
    Cumming, GA 30040-2789

    Atlanta, GA

    2150 Peachford Road Ste H
    Atlanta, GA 30338-4013