Dr. Durga Rao, MD

NephrologyFemaleAge 55

Dr. Rao
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Mark C. Nitzberg PC

380r Merrimack St Ste 2c Methuen, MA 01844

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(978) 689-2500

Dr. Durga Rao, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Methuen, MA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Rangaraya Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences medical school in 1987. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Anna Jaques Hospital and Holy Family Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rao to book an appointment.

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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Rao is affiliated with Holy Family Hospital Methuen, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rao's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Calcium Metabolism Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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(978) 689-2500

Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Dr. Rao's Reviews

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5.0

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  • Explained conditions well (4)
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    she is one of the best doctors I have ever had an I have had a lot. little to no wait. she returns calls in a timely manner. she spends as much time as needed with me and answers all questions in detail. she always comes to the hospital when Im in there where other doctors never did. there is never a problem getting prescription refills and uses an email portal to do so.
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    Lennie Desrosiers in Methuen, MA – Feb 25, 2016
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Durga Rao, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Methuen, MA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Rangaraya Medical...Read more

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    Education

    University Hospital Suny Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital
    1987
    Rangaraya Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School

    Languages

    • English
    • Czech
    • Hindi

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Durga Rao, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Rao has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Durga Rao, MD accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Durga Rao, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Rao frequently treats Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders, Mineral Metabolism Disorders, and Calcium Metabolism Disorders. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Rao treats.

    Where is Dr. Durga Rao, MD's office located?

    Dr. Rao's office is located at 380r Merrimack St Ste 2c, Methuen, MA 01844. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Durga Rao, MD speak?

    Dr. Rao speaks Czech, Hindi, and English. View profile to see all.

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    Locations

    Practice

    Mark C. Nitzberg PC380r Merrimack St Ste 2c Methuen, MA 01844
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Rao is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Anna Jaques Hospital

    Newburyport, MA

    73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

    Holy Family Hospital

    Methuen, MA

    61% Patient Experience Rating, 8% lower than the national average

    2 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

    Lawrence General Hospital

    Lawrence, MA

    65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

    5 Awards Received