Dr. Kavita Rao, MD

Dr. Kavita Rao, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Female  |  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kavita Rao, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Indonesia Catholic University in 1995 and specializes in internal medicine.

Gulf Coast Internist

4957 38th Ave N Ste C

Saint Petersburg, FL 33710
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Rao's Experience

Dr. Rao's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rao "'Excellence and Compassionate Care'"


  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Cryosurgery
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Paracentesis
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Indonesia Catholic University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Indonesia Catholic University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Hurley Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
based on 35 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

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Dr. Rao's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

a truly amazing internist! Dr Rao is the complete package- knowlegable,efficienct, compassionate,and with a great sense of humor. . she also has fabulous caring staff and receptionist.
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Dr. Rao and her staff Jasmina ans paula alwyas treat me with loving care. Because they really do care. Highly
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The best doctor that gives her patients the suitable time , making sure that they can contact her or her office when they have questions ,or any concerns, clean and nice environment at her office , very good at scheduling urgent appointments
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Very good experience for the past two years with Dr. Rao and all of her staff, I came from overseas with a very uncontrollable high blood pressure and now my blood pressure is under control for the first time in many years. I have had a very good experience with Dr Rao and all of her staff are very...more
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My wife and I brought our ill son to Dr. Rao's office for an urgent visit. He is a previous patient and is troubled and not able to drive. Dr. Rao treated him like an old friend. She disarms people with her friendly manner and easy knowledge of their problems. She took time to listen and then...more
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