Dr. Dinkar Rao, MD

Dr. Dinkar Rao, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(40)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Dinkar Rao, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Mayfield Heights, OH. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Rao is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital.

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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Pap Smear Abnormalities
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more than 99% of peers
Hysteroscopy
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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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Maternal Hypotension Syndrome
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

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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
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • 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
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex 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)
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 was always willing to come in and didn't shy away from the difficult deliveries. I knew Dr. Rao had to be special when Dr. Redding hired him to join his practice.
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.
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 afterwards. If you are pregnant, choose him!!!
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 !
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!
in Cleveland, OH |
Dr. Rao is the most patient and caring OB/GYN I have ever seen. He always has a smile in his face and makes his patients very comfortable. He listens to what you have to say and takes his time answering your questions. I am very happy that I found him.
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Dr. Rao accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Rao has admitting privileges

Hillcrest Hospital
6780 Mayfield Rd
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
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