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Dr. Adnan Durrani, MD

Psychiatrist

Professional statement

***IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT WITH DR. DURRANI, PLEASE CALL HIM AT THE BETTER BRAIN CENTER AT (703) 684-0334*** Dr. Adnan Durrani trained in psychiatry and specializes in anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, Schizophrenia, OCD, PTSD, Substance Use Disorders, and various other life crises. Dr. Durrani provides psychotherapy, CBT and medication, if necessary. He sees both adults and children. His patients are drawn to his friendly demeanor and appreciate the caring attention he gives to each person. Dr Durrani does not participate in insurance plans and is out-of-network for psychiatry appointments. However, he sees patients on Fridays and has no waiting list to make an appointment at this time. PLEASE NOTE: All new appointments are 60 minutes long. Follow-up appointments can be 15 minutes, 30 minutes or 45 minutes. 15 minute appointments are medication management only. 30 and 45 minute sessions include medication management and therapy sessions. PLEASE NOTE 2: For patients with ADHD, Dr. Durrani requires that you get neuropsychological testing done with a clinical psychologist before he will prescribe stimulants. If you already have testing documented, please bring this to your first appointment. Thank you

In-network insurances

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Psychiatrist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Einstein Healthcare Network, Residency in Psychiatry
  • Medical School - Rawalpindi Medical University, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • University of Toronto (Bachelor's)

Professional memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America

Awards and publications

  • 4. Christopher J L Murray et. al. DURRANI, A.M. GLOBAL, REGIONAL AND NATIONAL COMPARATIVE RISK ASSESSMENT OF 79 BEHAVIORAL, ENVIRONMENTAL/OCCUPATIONAL AND METABOLIC RISKS OR CLUSTERS OF RISKS IN 188 COUNTRIES 1990-2013: A SYSTEMATIC ANALYSIS FOR THE GBD 2013. The Lancet, Volume 386, Issue 10010, 5–11 December 2015, Pages 2287-2323
  • 7. DURRANI, A,M. O'CONNOR, S, RAMCHANDANI, V.A.. COMPARISON OF SUBJECTIVE RESPONSES TO ALCOHOL WHEN ADMINISTERED THROUGH DIFFERENT ROUTES RESULTING IN SIMILAR BREATH ALCOHOL LEVELS.. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2014 Jul; Publication Status: Submitted.
  • 3. Christopher J L Murray et. al, DURRANI, A.M. GLOBAL, REGIONAL, AND NATIONAL LEVELS OF AGE-SPECIFIC ALL-CAUSE AND CAUSE-SPECIFIC MORTALITY FOR 240 CAUSES OF DEATH, 1990-2013: GLOBAL BURDEN OF DISEASE 2013.. The Lancet. 2015 Jan; 385(9963):117-71. Cited in PubMed: PMID: 25530442. Publication Status: Published.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Hindi
  • Pashto
  • Urdu

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1609256767

Office locations

The Better Brain Center

2121 Eisenhower Ave, 604

Alexandria, VA 22314

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DR. Durrani is kind, professional, empathetic and has his patients best interests at heart.
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By far the best psychiatrist that I have ever worked with. I was amazed to finally find a doctor in this field with compassion, kindness, and a desire to challenge my beliefs on how far I can push myself to improve.I am very grateful to have come across Dr. Durrani.
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Very easy to talk too
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Dr. Durrani has excellent bedside manner. He exudes kindness, empathy and patience, which is regrettably rare in the medical profession these days. He explains medications, side effects and the next steps for follow-up. Very thorough. Highly recommend with 5 stars.
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He was very professional. Took his time, asked questions and didn't rush. I feel good with his recommendation. I highly recommend Dr. Durrani.
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Very good under going treatment with Mr. Adnan and its helping.
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I like Dr. Durrani. I think he genuinely has my best interests in mind.
Less than 1 year ago
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