About Carol E. Harkrader, M.D.
Dr. Carol Harkrader is a native Virginian who grew up in Fairfax County and received her medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and licensed in Virginia, she has been in private practice in Loudoun County since 1988.
She receives high marks from leading health care ratings organizations such as HealthGrades.com and equally high reviews from patients. As one patient of more than 10 years noted on Vitals.com,
"Dr. Carol Harkrader has provided me with outstanding care for my bipolar condition, balancing careful medication management with attentive and caring talk therapy."
A member of the American Psychiatric Association since 1987, Dr. Harkrader was recognized as a Fellow in 2003. She is also a member of the Association of Women Psychiatrists and since 2006 has been listed as one of America's Top Psychiatrists by the Consumers' Research Council.