Dr. Llewelyn J. Rao, MD

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Specializes in Retinal Diseases • Male • Age 36

17534 Royalton Rd # 201
Strongsville, OH 44136
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Hospital Quality

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Lakewood Hospital
14519 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107

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Retina Associates Of Cleveland
Retina Associates Of Cleveland
17534 Royalton Rd # 201
Strongsville, OH 44136
Cleveland Eye Clinic
Cleveland Eye Clinic
88 Center Rd Ste 300
Bedford, OH 44146
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    Dr. Rao's Experience

    Specialties

    • Retinal Diseases
    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Diabetic Eye Exam
    • Fluorscein Angiography
    • Injection Therapy
    • Iridectomy
    • Laser Surgery
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Retina & Vitreous Surgery
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Retinal Surgery
    • Vitrectomy
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    2
    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anisocoria
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
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    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Hypertropia
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 1
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Macular Pucker
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pars Planitis
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Artery Occlusion
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sympathetic Uveitis
    • Uveitis
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    • 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

    Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2004

    Residency Hospital

    University Hospital Case Western

    Fellowship Hospital

    New York Eye & Ear Inf

    Undergraduate Schools

    Saint Louis University
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rao & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Rao's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends

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

    A
    Retina Associates Of Cleveland
    17534 Royalton Rd # 201
    Strongsville, OH 44136
    (440) 238-8900 (Office)
    (440) 238-0885 (Fax)
    B
    Cleveland Eye Clinic
    88 Center Rd Ste 300
    Bedford, OH 44146
    (440) 439-2700 (Office)
    C
    Retina Associates Of Cleveland
    3401 Enterprise Pkwy Ste 300
    Beachwood, OH 44122
    (216) 831-5700 (Office)
    (216) 831-5704 (Fax)
    D
    Retina Associates Of Cleveland
    Cleveland
    15299 Bagley Rd # 200
    Cleveland, OH 44130
    (440) 663-0022 (Office)
    (440) 663-0032 (Fax)
    E
    Retina Associates Of Cleveland
    14725 Detroit Ave Ste 200
    Lakewood, OH 44107
    (216) 221-2878 (Office)
    (216) 221-2594 (Fax)
    F
    Cleveland Eye Clinic
    833 E Broad St
    Elyria, OH 44035
    (440) 366-6969 (Office)
    G
    Retina Associates Of Cleveland
    Lorain
    6100 S Broadway Ste 200
    Lorain, OH 44053
    (440) 233-6100 (Office)
    (440) 233-6108 (Fax)
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