Effective February 1, 2021: Dr. Rohima Miah MD will be relocating to Cary Behavioral Health. Please visit CaryBehavioralHealth.com for more information.
Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, Rohima Miah MD is a compassionate and driven Psychiatrist who has been with Alpha Psychiatric Associates for seven years now, continuing to refine and hone her skills.
With most of her time in her youth and 20s occupied in social justice work, Rohima Miah didn’t begin to pursue a career in healthcare until she was 27 years old. She enrolled in undergrad and thought that, while she might attend med school, the possibility was slim. Rohima had people tell her, “if you go to school at 27, you won’t be a doctor until you’re 40,” but she reasoned that – in 13 years – she’d be 40 regardless, so she might as well be working to become a doctor. From 1988 to 1992, she was earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical and Biological Anthropology from the University of Michigan. From there, she enrolled at The Ohio State University. While in med school, Rohima was looking for an area of concentration. She chose Psychiatry because she knew, on some level, that she wanted to help people enact change within themselves, and she’s never once regretted the decision. In 1996, she earned her Doctor of Medicine degree.
In her first role out of med school, Rohima was working with people who were suffering from severe mental illness. In the role, she became frustrated with the way other people and fellow practitioners thought that these patients couldn’t do any better for themselves while not exhausting all of the options to assist them. Rohima Miah MD got to a point in her career where she came to the conclusion that whether or not people could be helped was irrelevant. What mattered was that she, as a healthcare professional, was making sure that she was pulling out all the stops to help people on their journey to living a better life. She believed then – and has never wavered from her belief – that people want better lives for themselves. As part of their team, it’s Rohima’s role to be there with them in the thick of it, helping them work towards solutions.
As a practitioner, Rohima Miah MD believes strongly in caring for each patient as a whole person. This involves not only looking at the specific issue at hand but also taking into account lifestyle, diet, and overall wellbeing when examining a client’s health. She knows that there’s more to healthcare than just prescribing medication; everything from family relations to community involvement can have an impact on a person’s mental health and overall wellbeing. To treat the whole person, you need to examine the whole person.
Rohima’s Areas of Interest
- In-Network provider in North Carolina for a number of insurance payers including Medicare, Ambetter of NC, Tricare and Tricare West, Beacon Health options, Alliance Health, CIGNA, United Behavioral Healthcare, Aetna, and BlueCross Blue Shield of NC (except Blue HOME/Local)
- Addiction medicine including providing MAT(medication assisted treatment) for opioid and alcohol use disorders. (exception: no injections)
- Geriatric patients
- SPMI disorders including psychotic disorders and bipolar disorders
- High Functioning Autism spectrum patients – must be verbal and mostly
- Provider of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) through Greenbrook TMS at various locations – a non-medication and non-evasive treatment for major
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