Dr. Lacey Rao, MD

Dr. Lacey Rao, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Dr. Lacey Rao, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from MI STATE UNIV COLL HUMAN MED in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6567 E Carondelet Dr Ste 415

Tucson, AZ 85710

Contact Information

(520) 885-6701

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rao performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 97% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Rao's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Rao does not have any board certifications listed.

60  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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.

Education

  • MI STATE UNIV COLL HUMAN MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rao has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Rao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Lacey Rao did a beautiful job on my carpal tunnel operation! She explained the procedure and performed it on time at the hospital and left no scars or nerve sensations! She is caring and understanding of her patients! I would highly recommend her to anyone! R Faut Gv
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Dr. Rao examined and fully explained my problems in an efficient understandable manner. She did not rush the visit and felt very comfortable with her,
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Dr. Rao is extremely knowledgeable and caring. My daughter is 9 and broke her arm, Dr. Rao treated her like she was her own daughter. Highly recommend Dr. Rao.
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I have seen her a few times, carpal tunnel, osteoarthritis, and glass in my wrist. The glass was on a nerve for years she removed it, no problem almost forgot I even had the surgery feels so good. My hands got so bad I couldn't hardly do anything, got the shots woke up the next day and OMG I could...more
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Dr. Rao took care of my carpal tunnel. She did a fantastic job explaining everything and make me feel comfortable with my care. She is a talented surgeon and a caring and compassionate physician.
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