Dr. Babu V. Rao, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 53

330 23rd Ave N Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37203
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Hospital Quality

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Baptist Hospital
2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37236

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Frist Clinic
Frist Clinic
330 23rd Ave N Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37203
518 E Main St
Smithville, TN 37166
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    Dr. Rao's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Rao's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
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    Background Check for Dr. Rao

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine

    Internship Hospital

    Memorial University Of Newfound

    Residency Hospital

    Memorial University Of Newfound

    Fellowship Hospital

    McMaster University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rao & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Rao's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Rao has admitting privileges:

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    • Baptist Hospital

    • Tristar Centennial Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Rao

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends

    10 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Rao's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 9 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Rao
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Rao accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American General
    • American International Group (AIG)
    • American Life & Health Ins. Co.
    • Assurant Health
    • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    • Benesight
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
    • Cigna
    • Cigna-HealthSpring
    • First All America
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
    • Humana
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    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • NALC Health Benefit Plan
    • One Health
    • Pacific Life & Annuity Company
    • Private HealthCare Systems
    • Signature Health Alliance
    • State Farm
    • Trustmark Companies
    • United Healthcare
    • Wausau Benefits
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    Office Locations

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    Frist Clinic
    330 23rd Ave N Ste 300
    Nashville, TN 37203
    (615) 342-6010 (Office)
    B
    518 E Main St
    Smithville, TN 37166
    (615) 342-6010 (Office)
    C
    324 Doolittle Rd
    Woodbury, TN 37190
    (615) 342-6010 (Office)
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