Dr. Mohan Rao, MD

Dr. Mohan Rao, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Mohan Rao, MD is a general surgery specialist in Madisonville, KY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.

800 Hospital Dr

Madisonville, KY 42431

Contact Information

(270) 326-4780

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Rao's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rao performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao performs Gallbladder Removal more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rao performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rao performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Abscess
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Mass Biopsy
Abdominal Surgery
Acute Appendicitis
Anal Abscess
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendix Cancer
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Abscess
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burn Injuries
Cancer Treatment Complications
Carcinoma in Situ
Chemical Burn
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colon Surgery
Colonic Volvulus
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diverticular Diseases
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Duodenal Ulcer
Electrical Burn
Endocrine Cancer
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Cyst
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Excisional Biopsy
Familial Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Graves' Disease
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Biopsy
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Abscess
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Paralytic Ileus
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Surgery
Partial Mastectomy
Pediatric Hernia
Perianal Abscess
Pericolic Abscess
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Perirectal Abscess
Port Placements or Replacements
Port Removal
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Abscess
Rectal Cancer
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Retroperitoneal Abscess
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Septic Shock
Skin Biopsy
Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spleen Cancer
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stereotactic Biopsy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Surgery, Trauma
Surgical Biopsy
Surgical Procedures
Third-Degree Burns
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Goiter
Thyroid Nodule
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Traumatic Hernia
Ulcerative Colitis
Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia
X-Ray Guided Biopsy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Safe, successful surgery


  • General Surgery


  • 1986
    University Of Louisville
    Residency Hospital
  • 1984
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1981
    University Of Louisville
    Internship Hospital
  • 1980
    Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School
  • 1977
    The Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School

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What People Say About Dr. Mohan Rao, MD
Dr. Rao performed a thyroidectomy on me. Surgery went smooth. Recovery smooth. He's a very caring surgeon. Very qualified in his experience. I was very calm and relaxed with him performing my surgery. I'd highly recommend him to anyone.
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Insurance accepted

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan PPO
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