Dr. Dinkar V. Rao, MD

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Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology • Male • Age 67

6770 Mayfield Rd Ste 223
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
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Dr. Rao's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Hillcrest Hospital
6780 Mayfield Road
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
6770 Mayfield Rd Ste 223
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
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    Dr. Rao's Experience

    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Board Certifications

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    • Colposcopy
    • C-Section
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
    • Endocervical Curettage
    • Endometrial Ablation
    • Excision of Cervix
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Laparotomy
    • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Sympathectomy
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
    2
    • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Breech Position
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Cervicitis
    • Chlamydia Infections
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Encounters for High-Risk Pregnancies
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Endometriosis
    • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Hematologic Abnormalities Associated With Pregnancy
    • Hemorrhoids
    • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
    • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
    • Mastodynia
    • Maternal Anemia
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Miscarriages
    • Multiple Gestation
    • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
    • Osteopenia
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    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Perimenopause
    • Placenta Previa
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Preeclampsia
    • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Trichomoniasis
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginal & Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Vulvar Cancer
    • Yeast Infections
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Government Medical College Mysore, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1972

    Internship Hospital

    Mt Sinai Hospital
    Complete in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    Mt Sinai Hospital
    Complete in 1976
    6

    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

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Rao

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends

    56 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Rao's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    57 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    56 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    54 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 53 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Rao
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    56 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    56 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    57 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    57 responses
    above
    national average

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    6770 Mayfield Rd Ste 223
    Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
    (800) 555-1212 (Office)
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