Dr. Balchander Rao, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 73
  
Dr. Rao

Northwest Pulmonary Associates

1631 North Loop W Ste 450 Houston, TX 77008

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Dr. Balchander Rao, MD is a Pulmonologist in Houston, TX and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from All India Inst Med Scis medical school in 1970. He is affiliated with medical facilities Memorial Hermann Healthcare System - Southwest and Saint Joseph Medical Center. He is not accepting new patients and has not yet indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rao to book an appointment.


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Biography

Dr. Balchander Rao, MD is a Pulmonologist in Houston, TX and has over 50 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from All India Inst Med Scis medical school in 1970. He is affiliated with medical facilities Memorial Hermann Healthcar...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1977
Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1975
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
Residency Hospital
1974
Metropolitan Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1973
Brooklyn VA Hosp
Internship Hospital
1970
All India Inst Med Scis
Medical School

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(713) 861-8884

Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rao's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pneumonia
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Pneumonia more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Pulmonary Disease more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease

Locations

Northwest Pulmonary Associates

Northwest Pulmonary Associates1631 North Loop W Ste 450 Houston, TX 77008
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