Murali Rao
  • Professor
  • Department Chairperson, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
  • Medical Director, Consultation/Liaison & Emergency
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
Geriatric Psychiatry, Affective Disorders, Dual-Diagnosis Psychiatric Illnesses, Psychosomatic Medicine, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Board Certifications
  • Geriatric Psychiatry - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Gen)
  • Psychiatry - General Cert: AM Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Gen)
  • Psychosomatic Medicine: AM Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Gen)

Medical Students' Interest in Pursuing Psychiatry Residency: A 5-Year Analysis of a Consultation Psychiatry Clerkship Educational ModuleMeresh,E.; Rao,M.; Schilling,D.; Niedzwiecki,M.; Halaris,A.Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry 2014 ; ( ):

Shared neurobiological pathways between type 2 diabetes and depressive symptoms: a review of morphological and neurocognitive findingsDoyle,T.; Halaris,A.; Rao,M.Current diabetes reports 2014 ;14(12):560-014-0560-7

Poststroke depression: a review emphasizing the role of prophylactic treatment and synergy with treatment for motor recoveryFlaster,M.; Sharma,A.; Rao,M.Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2013 ;20(2):139-150

Intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guerin immunotherapy after previous prostate radiotherapy for high-grade non-muscle-invasive bladder cancerRao,M. V.; Ellimoottil,C.; Sondej,T.; Flanigan,R. C.; Quek,M. L.Urologic oncology 2013 ;31(6):857-861

Radical Cystectomy after BCG Immunotherapy for High-Risk Nonmuscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer in Patients with Previous Prostate RadiotherapyRao,M. V.; Quek,M. L.; Jayram,G.; Ellimoottil,C.; Sondej,T.; Hugen,C. M.; Flanigan,R. C.; Steinberg,G. D.ISRN urology 2013 ;2013( ):405064

A unique complication of urethral catheterization: pubic hair associated with struvite bladder calculiPerz,S.; Ellimoottil,C.; Rao,M.; Bresler,L.Urologic Nursing 2013 ;33(5):233-235

Central poststroke pain: current diagnosis and treatmentFlaster,M.; Meresh,E.; Rao,M.; Biller,J.Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2013 ;20(2):116-123

Penile myofibroma occurring in a dorsal hood prepuce.Rao,M. V.; Polcari,I.; Barkan,G. A.; Hatch,D. A.Urology 2011 ;77(3):726-727

Pseudopseudoseizures: conditions that may mimic psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.Caplan,J. P.; Binius,T.; Lennon,V. A.; Pittock,S. J.; Rao,M. S.Psychosomatics 2011 ;52(6):501-506

Right renal vein aneurysm discovered incidentally during laparoscopic nephrectomy.Rao,M. V.; Polcari,A. J.; Sundaram,V.; Foster,R. M.; Hershberger,R. C.; Woods,M.Urology 2011 ;77(2):332-333

The impact of pharmacotherapy on depression and quality of life in patients undergoing a bone marrow transplant (BMT).Mumby,P. B.; Garcia,C.; Trivedi-Purohit,R.; Gourvitz,R.; Rychlik,K.; Rodriguez,T.; Smith,S. E.; Toor,A. A.; Rao,M.; Stiff,P. J.ASCO Meeting Abstracts 2010 ;28(15_suppl):9132

Chasing the dragon: cases that test your skillsWilson,Z.; Rao,M. 2010 ;9(2):77-86

Cases that test your skills: Mysterious loss of memory.Rao,M.Current Psychiatry 2009 ;8(4):53-62

Renal cell carcinoma in two patients with crossed fused ectopic kidneys.Davis,C. M.; Rao,M. V.; Flanigan,R. C.; Quek,M. L.Urologia internationalis 2008 ;81(3):370-372

Poststroke depressionDafer,R. M.; Rao,M.; Shareef,A.; Sharma,A.Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation 2008 ;15(1):13-21

Depression in the physically ill.Rao,M.Primary Psychiatry 2008 ;15(9):44-50

Conversion disorder? One patient's 'moving' story.Armstrong,M. J.; Costello,A. K.; Hanessian,M.; Rao,M.; Biller,J.Current Psychiatry 2006 ;5(3):77-80

Spirituality in psychiatry?Rao,M. S.Psychiatry (Edgmont (Pa.: Township)) 2005 ;2(9):20-22

Quantitative electroencephalography in frontotemporal dementia with methylphenidate response: a case study.Goforth,H. W.; Konopka,L.; Primeau,M.; Ruth,A.; O'Donnell,K.; Patel,R.; Poprawski,T.; Shirazi,P.; Rao,M.Clinical EEG & Neuroscience: Official Journal of the EEG & Clinical Neuroscience Society (ENCS) 2004 ;35(2):108-111

Chronic interictal psychosis responsive to aripiprazole.Goforth,H. W.; Rao,M.; Sucholeiki,R.Journal of clinical psychopharmacology 2004 ;24(5):573-574

Cases that test your skills: After 62 years, her husband is a 'stranger'Goforth,H. W.; Ruth,A.; Raval,C.; Rao,M.Current Psychiatry 2004 ;3(6):

Improvement in behaviour and attention in an autistic patient treated with ziprasidoneGoforth,H. W.; Rao,M. S.The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 2003 ;37(6):775-776

Clozapine therapy: Timing is everything.Goforth,H. W.; Raval,C.; Sharma,G.; Rao,M.Current Psychiatry 2003 ;2(8):

Medical School
  • Mysore Medical College
  • Southern Illinois University Affiliated Hospital, Psychiatry
  • Winnebago Mental Health Institute, Psychiatry
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Tennis
  • Travel
  • Family