Dr. Chethana Rao, MD

Dr. Chethana Rao, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Chethana Rao, MD is a family medicine specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 21 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

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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 conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anaphylaxis
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Bedsores
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Care Management
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cluster Headache
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Dehydration
Dermatitis
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hiatal Hernia
Hives
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
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
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Perimenopause
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Polyneuropathy
Postnasal Drip
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Hypertension
Shingles
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Skin Lesion
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Sore Throat
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Spirometry
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Symptomatic Menopause
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Weight Loss
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

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 sc...

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Indian
  • Indic
  • Kannada

Awards

Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rao

3.9

Based on 60 reviews

5 Stars
71.66666666666667%
(43)
4 Stars
1.6666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
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(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
26.666666666666668%
(16)

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This office only cares about collecting your money and do not care about the patient at all.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Rao for a few years and she has been a good physician compared to my previous one. She takes the time to answer questions and address any concerns that I have. My wife goes there and finds Dr. Rao very easy to work with. Any tests I have had done have been useful and...Read More
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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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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