About Savitha Rao, MD

Based in Bronx, NY, Dr. Savitha Rao is a psychiatrist, also specializing in child and adolescent psychiatry. She is associated with Carmel Psychological - A LifeStance Health Company. She offers treatments for conditions that include addiction, substance abuse, depression, and anxiety.

Dr. Rao earned her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She then completed her internship and residency in psychiatry at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Additionally, she is also certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with a focus on child and adolescent psychiatry.

As an experienced professional in the medical field, Dr. Rao understands the level of sensitivity that is required in her field of work. She strives to create a positive and comfortable environment while treating her patients, which helps them feel at ease. Patients trust her expertise because she consistently provides high-quality care.


  • 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

    Medical School - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

    Doctor of Medicine


    The State University of New Jersey


    The State University of New Jersey (Internship)


    Bronx, NY

    2900 Exterior St, Suite 203
    Bronx, NY 10463-7103