Dr. Anantha Rao, MD

Dr. Anantha Rao, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Anantha Rao, MD is a cardiology specialist in Hyattsville, MD and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Bangalore Med Coll in 1975 and specializes in cardiology.

6495 New Hampshire Ave Ste 190

Hyattsville, MD 20783

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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.

Education

  • Bangalore Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • St Johns Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • St Johns Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
3.3
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Rao's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Arlington, VA
do yourself a favor and just see someone else.
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in Bowie, MD
Dr Rao is just the best in his field. He absolutely saved my life after a massive heart attack. He placed a titanium stent on a Sunday morning in November 12 years ago. This enabled the blood to flow into my heart. I have visited Dr Rao once every three months since then. After 4 or 5 years- -he...more
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in Washington, DC
My experience was great with Dr Rao. His staff is great!!!
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