Dr. Chethana Rao, MD

Dr. Chethana Rao, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Chethana Rao, MD is a family medicine specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore University in 1992 and specializes in family medicine and internal medicine.

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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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."

2  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

98  Conditions Treated

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15  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.


  • 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
56 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (56)

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Dr. Rao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr.Chethana Rao is very knowledgeable, affable and compassionate. She explains the things in detail which is very helpful for a layman like me. She proactively looks up the patient profile to advice on medicines currently being taken. She and her staff are always responsive and turn around quickly...more
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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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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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They do care about money not the patience!
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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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