Sanjai Rao M.D. 

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry


Contact Information

3350 La Jolla Village Drive #116A
San Diego, CA 92161
T: (858) 642-1270
F: (815) 642-1270


Dr. Sanjai Rao completed his undergraduate work at Stanford University and his medical training at the University of California San Diego Medical School. He continued his residency training at UCSD in Psychiatry where he served as chief resident, and is currently an inpatient attending at the VA Medical Center. Dr. Rao serves as both an Associate Training Director and the Site Director at the VA Medical Center for the Psychiatry Residency. He has a strong interest in education, coordinates large parts of the psychiatry residency curriculum, and has received teaching awards both as a resident and faculty member. His academic interests include depression and psychopharmacology, and he is currently the Local Site Investigator for a multi-site VA Cooperative Study on augmentation treatment in major depression.

Research Interests

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