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Dr. Jyothi Rao, MD

Endocrinology ·  Female · Age 45

Dr. Rao

Dr. Jyothi Rao, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Kasturba Medical College in 1997 and specializes in endocrinology.


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(919) 620-5300

Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Rao's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypoglycemia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Hypoglycemia more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Diabetes Type 1
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Calcium Metabolism Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Jyothi Rao, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Kasturba Medical College in 1997 and specializes in endocrinology.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology

Education

2006
University Of Minnesota Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1997
Kasturba Medical College
Medical School
2006
2003
1997

Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rao

2.6

Based on 9 reviews

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I have been a patient of Dr. Jyothi Rao for about 3 years. I have been very satisfied since day 1. She seems genuinely concerned about my diabetic health. She has helped me get mine under control and shares my excitement in my continued improvement.
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The only reason I'd recommend dr Rao is because she recommended me to the best thyroid surgeon at Duke. For the rest she didn't seem to care much. Even after my thyroid blood levels dropped dramatically and suddenly after 1,5 yr stability, she referred me to my pcp. She is supposed to be the...Read More
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Saw Dr. Rao for symptoms related to Hashimoto?s Thyroiditis. Told her I?m a typical subclinical Hashi?s patient. Meaning my TSH is normal, but I suffer from hypothyroid symptoms (low body temp, fatigue, dry eyes, hair loss, depression, etc.). She ended up only testing 2 thyroid values (TSH and Free...Read More
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Front office doesn't flow smoothly. typically uses a separate person to make an apt and another to charge the Copay. Not efficient process. Dr. Rao largely won't communicate to you regarding what she would like to see. Very disappointing from a care-provider. A good Doctor listens to the...Read More
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