Dr Rao is a consultant adult psychiatrist currently working in inpatient psychiatry. He has worked as a consultant psychiatrist in different community settings such as home treatment, assertive outreach and community mental health teams. He has achieved completion of a certificate of training in General Adult Psychiatry and an endorsement in addiction psychiatry.
He has significant experience in the assessment and treatment of Schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses, Bipolar affective disorder, Major depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, OCD, PTSD and Personality disorders. He work in an inner city urban area with patients having very complex psychosocial needs.
He is also an honorary senior lecturer with the University of Birmingham where he teaches medical students as part of his role.
For the last two years he has worked independently as an expert witness producing reports in family law, criminal law, civil law and employment law proceedings.