Dr. Dinkar Rao, MD

Dr. Dinkar Rao, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(40)
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Dr. Dinkar Rao, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Mayfield Heights, OH and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Government Medical College Mysore, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences in 1972 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

6770 Mayfield Rd Ste 223

Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

Contact Information

(800) 555-1212

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Pap Smear Abnormalities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hysteroscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Amniocentesis
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Government Medical College Mysore, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
4.8
based on 40 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Rao's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Raleigh, NC
I saw Dr. Rao almost 37 years ago when Dr. Redding hired him as an associate. Over the years, my contact with other physicians led me to understand how excellent a doctor he was. The best compliment I could give him was from a friend of mine who was a delivery room nurse @ Hillcrest. She said he...more
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in Cleveland, OH
Dr. Rao has been my, and my mother's, OB/GYB my whole life, and we just love him. We also delivered me when I was born. He is very thorough and professional and is of course open to any question on your mind. I trust him with my life, and I plan for him to be my OB when I have my children.
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in Willoughby, Ohio
Dr Rao is THE BEST ob/gyn. He is so caring and makes me feel very comfortable when visiting for annual exams. He was my doctor throughout my first pregnancy and labor and delivery were a breeze thanks to him. I had no complications baby was out in 5 minutes and I was feeling no different...more
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Run from this guy ! If you have good insurance he will make up reasons to bring you back. Multiple Pap smears , breast exams ! Total scammer !
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in Mentor, Oh
The best doctor I've ever met! Thanks to him my pregnancy and delivery went very smooth. He is an amazing caring Doctor!
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