Dr. Babu Rao, MD

Dr. Babu Rao, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Babu Rao, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 56 years old.

330 23rd Ave N Ste 300

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • American Life & Health Ins. Co.
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • 17 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hernia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rao "Founded in 1993, The Frist Clinic strives to exceed the expectations of its patients with every visit. The care provided by our distinguished group of physicians is complemented by a caring and helpful support staff. We are always looking for ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the complicated healthcare delivery process."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Rao does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Sigmoidoscopy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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
  • Memorial University Of Newfound
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Memorial University Of Newfound
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • McMaster University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rao has no awards or honors listed.

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
3.6
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

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

Patient Comments (1)

Nashville, TN |
I can't recommend Dr Rao highly enough. I have been to many other doctors for my condition and he was the first to actually listen to me. Both he and his staff are very caring and competent. I really trust what he says and I have had great experiences with him. Highly recommend.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rao accepts 26 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Elect Choice EPO
    Managed Choice POS
    Managed Choice PPO
    Open Choice
    Open Choice PPO
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • American Life & Health Ins. Co.
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Flexcare
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
    Freedom Plus
    Medicare Choice Plus PPO
    Primary Plus
  • First All America
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • NALC Health Benefit Plan
  • One Health
    One Health HMO
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • Pacific Life & Annuity Company
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • State Farm
  • Trustmark Companies
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus
    Options PPO
  • Wausau Benefits

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Hospitals where Dr. Rao has admitting privileges

Tennova Healthcare - Regional Jackson
367 Hospital Blvd
Jackson, TN 38305
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