Dr. Gattu Rao, MD

Dr. Gattu Rao, MD

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Dr. Gattu Rao, MD is a general surgery specialist in Watervliet, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Kurnool Med Coll, Sri Venkateswara in 1964 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

815 19th St Fl 1

Watervliet, NY 12189

Contact Information

(518) 274-0345

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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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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Treatment Frequency

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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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
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
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
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 40 years. He graduated from Kurnool Med Coll, Sri Venkateswara in 1964 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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