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Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Cardiology
Bloodless Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside

Language Spoken:
Telugu

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
40 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Shadyside Medical Building
5200 Centre Ave.
Suite 514
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 621-1500
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224 Memorial Blvd.
Connellsville, PA 15425
Office Phone:
(724) 439-8100
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650 Cherry Tree Ln.
Uniontown, PA 15401
Office Phone:
(724) 439-8100
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Education:

MD, Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, India

Residency:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA


Fellowships:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA



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August 02, 2017

Dr. Rao is a specialist so I see him on a as needed basis. He is a great diagnostician and always explains my health needs very clearly.

July 20, 2017

extremely good experience

July 19, 2017

Not only does Dr. Rao seem very knowledgeable, he has a very kind and thoughtful demeanor. He is very communicative and a good listener. He is efficient but i never felt rushed.

July 18, 2017

This was a first visit with Dr Rao and was very pleased with I'm. He took the time to listen and communicate with us about the course of care . I really liked Dr Rao.

June 29, 2017

DR. RAO IS BY FAR THE FINEST DOCTOR I HAVE EVER SEEN. And I am 73 years old! DR. RAO IS ALL ABOUT YOU, THE PATIENT. HE IS THOROUGH, KIND, CARING AND DEDICATED TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH!

May 18, 2017

Never had a bad experience with Dr. Rao.

May 03, 2017

team went out of their way to complete a range of test needed for my condition.

April 13, 2017

Dr. Rao is excellent!

January 12, 2017

Dr. Rao was excellent

December 28, 2016

Dr. Rao is an excellent cardiologist.