Reno Ahuja, MD, MPH, is a board-certified Psychiatrist who has been practicing in Southern Illinois since 2011. Dr. Ahuja received her training at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX, and subsequently relocated to Southern Illinois to be with her family. In her capacity as a Psychiatrist, Dr. Ahuja has dedicated her expertise to various facilities in the area. Presently, she provides assistance to area Veterans at the VA Medical Center and allocates a portion of her time to ABB Psychiatry.

Dr. Ahuja places a strong emphasis on the holistic approach, viewing individuals as complete entities rather than merely the sum of their disease symptoms. This philosophy encompasses a comprehensive assessment aimed at understanding the underlying factors of your concerns. Together with you, Dr. Ahuja formulates a treatment plan, which may involve medication and/or psychotherapy. She subscribes to a “less is more” philosophy when it comes to medication and actively seeks collaboration with other professionals to address all facets of health.

Dr. Ahuja’s expertise spans a wide range of areas, encompassing mood and anxiety disorders, addiction, ADHD, OCD, and psychosis, among others. Her experience extends to working with children aged 6 and above, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Ahuja is licensed in both Illinois and California, and she has served as a Telepsychiatrist.


  • George Washington University, Washington D.C. – Master of Public Health
  • Prince George’s Hospital Center, Cheverly, Maryland – Internship in Internal Medicine
  • St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Center, Washington D.C. – General Adult Psychiatry
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX – General Adult Psychiatry

“Healing isn’t always a straight line, but it doesn’t have to be a circle”

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Ahuja Bariatric & Beyond stands at the forefront of specialized care in holistic well-being and mental health support in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Dr. Ahuja adopts a holistic perspective, valuing individuals as integrated wholes, not just the manifestation of their symptoms. This approach involves a thorough evaluation to delve into the root causes of your concerns.

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