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About Venkata Jonnalagadda, M.D.

Dr. Jonnalagadda is a board-certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. Dr. Jonnalagadda is certified with the American Psychiatric Association (in association with the AIMS Center) training for Applying the Integrated Care Approach. Dr. Jonnalagadda is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. She is an adjunct teaching faculty with the Department of Pediatrics, ECU Brody School of Medicine; and a clinical psychiatrist/Associate Chief of Staff with the Veterans Administration. She resides on the Ethical and Judicial Affairs Task Force for the North Carolina Medical Society. She also has a Systems of Care training background with abuse evaluations, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, juvenile justice, social services, deaf/hard of hearing psychiatric care, child development services and early intervention, outpatient and residential substance use treatment, and practice improvement and evidence-based care. She is a Fellow of the Federation of State Medical Boards; and nationally volunteers with the Integrated Care and Addiction Psychiatry Forum. She is a Recovery Ally. 

Partial List of Treatment Areas

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Adjustment Concerns
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger
  • Anxiety / Stress
  • Bariatric Surgery Evaluation
  • Cognitive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depression with Psychosis
  • Depression with Suicidality
  • Developmental Disability / Autism
  • Drug Use
  • Eating Disorder
  • Functional Neurological Disorders
  • Gender Confirmation Surgery Evaluation
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Impulse Control (non-alcohol / drug)
  • Irritability
  • OCD
  • Phobias
  • Post-Partum / Pregnancy Depression
  • Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
  • Psychological Aspects of Mental Illness
  • Psychosis
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Schizophrenia / Schizoaffective
  • Pain Disorder
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Treatment Resistant Depression
  • Women's Health - Hormonal Imbalance

Education & Certifications

– Board Certified – General Psychiatry
– Board Certified – Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
– Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
– International Health and the Care of the Underserved Populations Fellowship
– Master’s Program in Public Health
– General Psychiatry Residency
– Medical Doctorate Program from Spartan Health Sciences University
– Bachelor of Science in Biology from East Carolina University

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna NC
  • Cigna NC
  • Tricare NC
  • Magellan NC
  • Medcost NC
  • Medicare NC
  • UBH NC



September 22, 2021

Dr. J is the best!


September 1, 2021

Really appreciate the way Dr. J does a whole mind/body health review. She s great!


August 9, 2021

Dr. J is a thoughtful listener. She truly hears me and wants what is healthiest for me. I m just glad I got to keep my doctor! She s truly the best!!


August 5, 2021

She is always so positive and asks great questions.


July 14, 2021

My assistance from Carmen in the office. Always awesome to have the support of Dr. J.


June 9, 2021

I love the way Dr. J cares for her patients.


June 2, 2021

Dr J is a good listener and helps you make a plan.


May 26, 2021

She has been my doctor for years. She is so sweet and caring.

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.