Dr. Anuradha Rao, MD

Dr. Anuradha Rao, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
(21)
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Dr. Anuradha Rao, MD is a cardiology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

3980 Colonnade Pkwy

Birmingham, AL 35243

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rao performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Rao's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Edema
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Diseases

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13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University of Toronto
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Tulane University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
21 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Rao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Rao saved my husband's life by detecting and intervening before an ascending aortic aneurysm could rupture. She is also my personal cardiologist now. She is personable, forthright and brilliant. She gets my highest recommendation!
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Dr. Rao is a very caring and intelligent doctor. She spent time with me and made arrangements for me to have all of my test done all in one day so that I didn't have to make an extra trip because I live 2 hours away. I would recommend Dr. Rao to anyone needing a cardiologist. The facilities are...more
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This is one professional physician. She is no nonsense and right to the point. Highest recommendation.
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Dr. Rao is very patient doctor, whenever I had a question ( I had many)she clearly explained her answers, very knowledgeable of all my questions She is a great Doctor and I would recommend her to my family and friends, she diagnosed me with something that no other did...... and she was...more
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