Dr. Arvin Rao, MD

Dr. Arvin Rao, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
42 y/o
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Dr. Arvin Rao, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Centennial, CO and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado in 2001 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

South Denver ENT & Allergy

15 W Dry Creek Cir

Centennial, CO 80121
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 96% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
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.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rao "Dr. Arvin Rao is a highly trained, American Board of Otolaryngology certified, otolaryngologist dedicated to providing premier, comprehensive medical and surgical care of the ear, nose and throat in both children and adults. His specialty interests include care of upper respiratory disorders including allergy, rhinitis (inflammation of the nose), laryngopharyngeal reflux (reflux from the stomach affecting the throat), and chronic sinusitis."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Hanover College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Colorado
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • West Virginia University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • West Virginia University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
4.3
based on 9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Rao's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

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