Hemalatha Rajanna, MD, is a board-certified adult psychiatrist who serves as medical director of outpatient adult services, overseeing the clinical teams serving patients in the partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs at Rogers’ West Allis hospital and Lincoln Center locations.
Before her current role as medical director of outpatient adult services, Dr. Rajanna specialized in treating adults with a wide range of mental health concerns at Rogers Memorial Hospital – West Allis. Since joining Rogers in 2014, Dr. Rajanna’s goal has been to 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 and Affiliated Hospitals in Milwaukee. Prior to joining the team at Rogers, she served as 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.