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Dr. Ishu Rao, MD

Dr. Ishu Rao, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology ·  Male · Age 49

  

Dr. Ishu Rao, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Ventura, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.


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(805) 648-2763

Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Enhanced Exclusive for Small Business HMO
Local Access Plus HMO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
Individual and Family PPO
Medicaid
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Tricare
WholeCare Network HMO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Kaiser Permanente
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
NGS CoreSource
Ohio State University Health Plan
NGS CoreSource
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Signature
Principal Life
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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
Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Atrial Flutter more than 91% of his peers

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

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Heart Disease more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Cardioversion, Elective
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Rao performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

About Me

Offers high-quality, individualized care with compassion. Believes communication and collaboration with patients is the foundation for effective relationships. Through effective education, patients are empowered to partner in their care and achieve their health goals.

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

2003
Hospital Of The Good Samaritan
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Harbor UCLA
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Baylor College Of Med
Residency Hospital
1996
Baylor College Of Med
Internship Hospital
1995
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
2003
2002
1998
1996
1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rao

4.2

Based on 10 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Rao was not the problem, he seemed quite competent. The major issue is his staff. They do not return calls, give incorrect information for when you are scheduled for an appointment and/or procedure. In addition, they call to tell you that you need to reschedule your appointment a day in advance...Read More
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Never did lab work prior to procedure, procedure failed and I am worse off now then before the ablation. Contacted their office after 2nd bout in ER and never even received the courtesy of a return call. Very disappointed and discouraged in the lack of care for the patient. Would never refer...Read More
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Dr Rao, has given me 3 ablations, he has great knowledge and skill to help you with your atrial Fibrillation. He also has a wonderful personality and knowledge of health in general, mind, body and spirit.
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