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Hemalatha Rajanna, MD

Senior Medical Director, Brown Deer Campus, Psychiatrist

Hemalatha Rajanna, MD, is a board-certified adult psychiatrist who serves as the senior medical director for Rogers' Brown Deer campus. She had served as associate medical director for the Oconomowoc campus and medical director of Adult Inpatient Mental Health in Oconomowoc.

In previous roles, Dr. Rajanna oversaw clinical teams serving patients in West Allis as medical director of Adult Inpatient Care, medical director of Focus Depression Recovery adult residential care, and medical director of PHP and IOP programs. In each leadership role, Dr. Rajanna has worked to ensure patients receive care rooted in evidence-based practices, responsive to their individual needs and respectful of their values.

A graduate of the Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences in India, Dr. Rajanna completed her residency in psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals in Milwaukee. Before joining Rogers, she was a staff psychiatrist in the Women's Treatment Unit at the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division. She also served as a forensic medical examiner and helped teach medical students and paramedical professionals.

Dr. Rajanna is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association and the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association. She has delivered many professional presentations in the United States and the United Kingdom on a variety of topics, including one on stigma and mental health education for the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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