Dr. Chethana Rao, MD

Dr. Chethana Rao, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 48
(55)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Chethana Rao, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Fairfax, VA. She is 48 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

3903 Fair Ridge Dr Ste 218

Fairfax, VA 22033

Contact Information

(703) 870-3750

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Rao's Experience

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Dr. Rao's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rao "We believe in providing the best possible care for our patients in a friendly and efficient environment. Our providers are board certified in their specialty and keep up to date with the latest treatments. We have an open door policy with flexible scheduling allowing for same day appointments for urgent issues. We strive to excel and exceed your expectations. We even have Saturday hours to accommodate your busy schedule."
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Intertrigo
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Weight Loss
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Spirometry
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Ut Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Penn State Geisinger Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Ut Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Indian
  • Indic
  • Kannada
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
4.0
based on 55 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (55)

  • 5
    (41)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Rao's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (13)

Chantilly, VA |
The positive reviews about Dr. Rao are all true. My wife and I extensively researched local family physicians in the Northern VA area, and Dr. Rao stood out as one of the top rated family doctors. Our experience with her has been exceptional. She is very professional, and an extremely caring and...more
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in Arlington, VA |
Dr. Rao and her staff changed my life. I have always been terrified of going to the doctor. Since I started going to Dr. Rao I have a totally different attitude. This is simply a superb medical practice and I am so grateful for their professional and kind attention. I would recommend Dr. Rao to any...more
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Fairfax, VA |
They do care about money not the patience!
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Vienna, VA |
I had been looking for a new doctor when someone recommended Dr. Rao and I couldn't be happier now. The office is modern, the staff is friendly and Dr. Rao herself is very kind and patient. You can tell that she loves what she does and putting her patients at ease is a natural result. My husband...more
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in Fairfax, VA |
She is one of the best Family Medicine doctor in this area. I had been to her twice for my physical exam and follow-up. She is quite friendly, soft-spoken, very knowledgeable about her practice and listens to your problems very patiently. She answers all of your question and explains the pros and...more
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Dr. Rao accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Rao has admitting privileges

Inova Fair Oaks Hospital
3600 Joseph Siewick Dr
Fairfax, VA 22033
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