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Dr. Asim Rana

Psychiatry
Exton, PA
27 years experience male

Locations

Office

Exton, PA

Address

103 John Robert Thomas Drive, Exton, PA
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About

Bio

Asim Rana, M.D. is a Pennsylvania licensed psychiatrist and diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Nuerology. <br /><br />Dr. Rana studied medicine in Bahawalpur, Pakistan at the Quaid E Azam Medical College. He completed a residency in adult psychiatry at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. In 2003, he joined a fellowship program in Child Psychiatry at Duke University. Beginning in 2004, Dr. Rana served as a staff psychiatrist at Twin County Regional Hospital in Galax, Virginia, where he provided both inpatient and outpatient services. <br /><br />In 2007, Dr. Rana moved to Chester County in Pennsylvania, finally settling down in Downingtown. Dr. Rana started working at Delaware Psychiatric Center, and served as a the Chief Psychiatrist at that hospital. He also served as the Chairman of the Medical Executive Staff Committee and Pharmacy and Therapeutic Community. While there, he also participated in the residency program, both teaching and training psychiatry residents with special focus on diagnostic interview techniques and advanced psychopharmacology. Since then he has been providing inpatient and consultation services at Brandywine Hospital. He also is a consultant to many local assisted living facilities and nursing homes. He is also a suboxone certified physicians and provide office based suboxone treatment and Dr. Rana was fortunate to be nominated top psychiatrist in metropolitan philadelphia area for year 2010 and 2011 and was profiled psychiatrist of 2011 as per mainline today magazine in speciality of Psychiatry. <br />Dr. Rana is dedicated to his clinical practice and professional education. He hopes to use his training and education to provide a safe and comfortable environment for each client so that each individuals needs are compassionately understood and addressed. His approach involves conducting a comprehensive diagnostic analysis of the client&rsquo;s condition to develop a highly individualized treatment plan based on the client&rsquo;s specific needs and using evidence based treatment with overall goal of recovery rather than just symptomatic management of clients

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Addiction Medicine

Child Psychiatry

Geriatric Psychiatry

Languages spoken

Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

Doctor Q&A

5 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Asim Rana
Dr. Asim Rana answered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Add: If you have untreated add you can have difficulty concentrating and slowness of thinking and problem with focus and you might wanna consider an evaluation and proper treatment by a professional.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asim Rana
Dr. Asim Rana answered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Possible anxiety iss: Seems like you are struggling with some anxiety issues and it will be beneficial for you to get evaluated by a psychiatrist and possibly consider some meds. Good luck.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asim Rana
Dr. Asim Rana answered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Gastrointestinal: Well commonly used name in usa is zoloft or sertraline. Common side effects are gastrointestinal like nausea, diarrhea, vomiting. Sexual s. E. Dry mouth, drowzyness or dizziness. Some reports of increased suicidal ideations etc.

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dr. Nadeem Paroya
Nov 27, 2012
I have worked with Dr. Rana for the last four years. He is a well trained, compassionate individual. He has helped me manage very difficult psychiatric patients on many occasions. His dept of knowledg...Read More
Dr. Maleeha Chaudary
Nov 27, 2012
I endorse this superb doctor. I have known Dr Rana for many years. He is a very passionate, hardworking, caring and humble persons. his medical knowledge is very vast and bedside manors are excellen...Read More
Dr. Shabih Khan
Nov 27, 2012
Dr. Rana is known for his greats skills when it comes to solving the complex emotional and psychiatric issues requiring indepth evaluation. A lot of patients have benefitted from his expertise in his ...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Quaid-e-Azam Medical College
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals

Awards

top psychiatrist/top doc, mainline today
Top Doc/ Child Psychiatry, mainline Today magazine

Affiliations

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Psychiatric Association
American Medical Association
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