Dr. Chethana V. Rao, MD

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Dr. Chethana V. Rao, MD

Family Medicine | Female

Prima medicine 3620 Joseph Siewick Dr Ste 303, Fairfax, VA 22033 Get Directions
(703) 870-3750

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      4.1 based on 46 responses
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      Fairfax, VA |
      The most dedicated MD that I have seen. All my ailments were explained to me in great detail and the overall experience at the office was excellent. I have recommended Dr. Rao to all my friends and Family and will strongly recommend to anyone looking for a Doctor.
      in Herndon,VA |
      Courteous and pleasent per all visits , Very knowledgeable and gives complete and thorough diagnosis's with follow ups as needed.
      Alexandria, VA |
      I contacted Dr. Rao with an urgent request - I was in the office an hour and a half later. I complained of a tickle in my chest that was producing a cough with mucus. I was 30 weeks pregnant and she told me it was allergies and to take allergy medicine. Fast forward just five days and I'm in urgent care, same symptoms. They run bloodwork, and chest exray and send me to the ER where I'm then admitted overnight with pneumonia-while pregnant! Cost $800! Dr roa and she didn't care.Warning!!!
      in South Riding, VA |
      5.0 star rating 4/29/2016 First to Review Medical services with Prima Medicine has been excellent. Dr. Rao is a great physician and she leaves no stone unturned when it comes to diagnosing a medical problem. I recommend Dr. Rao hands down. Two thumbs up!!! Tony & Linda Ashby Chantilly, VA.
      in Island Park, NY |
      After searching for several years to find the right MD, we found Dr. Rao, who is tops! She is a great clinician, takes time to REALLY listen, is easy to talk to, has a great sense of humor, and treats her patients with respect and courtesy. Her approach to treatment is generally conservative with emphasis on prevention. She does not hesitate to refer to a specialist when necessary. Her availability and responsiveness to email is outstanding.
      in Herndon, VA |
      Feeling cheated. some tests were performed as part of preventive visit, which were clearly marked as not covered on the insurance document which were handed over to the doctor at time of appointment.(and clearly mentioned no such tests to be performed) Waiting on a resolution for past 4 months, hard to get a response of any kind.
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      Specialties

      • Family Medicine
      • Internal Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Asthma
      • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
      • Diabetes Type 1
      • Diabetes Type 2
      • Heart Disease
      • Hiatal Hernia
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Skin Lesion
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Weight Loss

      Procedures Performed

      • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
      • Spirometry
      • Urinalysis

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore University

        Graduated in 1992

      • Internship Hospital
        Ut Med Center

        Completed in 1996

      • Residency Hospital
        Penn State Geisinger Med Center

        Completed in 1998

        Ut Med Center

        Completed in 1997

      • Undergraduate School
        Bangalore Med Coll

        Graduated in 1992

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Hindi
      • Indian
      • Indic
      • Kannada
      • Spanish
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      • 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
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      Dr. Rao's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

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      Dr. Rao's Care Philosophy

      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.