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Dr. Gattu Rao, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 78

Dr. Rao

Dr. Gattu Rao, MD is a general surgery specialist in Watervliet, NY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Kurnool Med Coll, Sri Venkateswara in 1964 and specializes in general surgery.


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(518) 274-0345

Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Rao's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Dr. Rao treats Vascular Disease more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 45% of his peers

Head and Neck Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Head and Neck Cancer more than 41% of his peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 41% of his peers

Esophageal Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Esophageal Cancer more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gattu Rao, MD is a general surgery specialist in Watervliet, NY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Kurnool Med Coll, Sri Venkateswara in 1964 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Gov Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital
1978
St Francis Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1977
Li Jewish-Hillside Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1975
Westchester Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1972
Meth Hosp
Residency Hospital
1964
Kurnool Med Coll, Sri Venkateswara
Medical School
1963
Govt Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital
1978
1977
1975
1972
1964
1963

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

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