Dr. Lakshman Rao, MD

Dr. Lakshman Rao, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. Lakshman Rao, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Erwin, NC and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Sch Med De U Juarez, Durango in 1983 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

518 E H St

Erwin, NC 28339

Contact Information

(910) 897-5591

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Muscle Weakness
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more than 99% of peers
Ataxia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anxiety
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

230  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (5/31/2018)
    Action Taken: Non-disciplinary Action
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: North Carolina

Education

  • Sch Med De U Juarez, Durango
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • St Elizabeth Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • UMDNJ
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rao

3.8

Based on 6 reviews

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Exellent doctor and very understanding of patients needs and concerns.
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