Dr. Narasimha Rao, MD


General Surgery | Male

1509 Chart Hills Dr Marion, IL 62959 Get Directions
Dr. Narasimha Rao, MD

Dr. Narasimha Rao, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Marion, IL. He is 79 years old and has been practicing for 53 years.

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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 General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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    Dr. Rao has received 1 sanction

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    • Disciplinary action in another state (2/6/2009)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Dr. Narasimha S. Rao; License # E7716

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

      The physician on 10-01-2007 entered into a Stipulation and Order with the Idaho Board of Medicine. The action was based upon notification by the National Practitioner Data Bank of two malpractice lawsuits against the physician regarding performance of surgical procedures.

      The United States Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Medical Inspector on 01-28-2008 released a report concerning the Veterans Affairs Medical Center surgical program in Marion, Illinois which identified that the physician's surgical management for twelve patients fell below the standard of care. The Department of Veterans Affairs in Marion, Illinois on 03-03-2008 notified the Texas Medical Board that the physician had been terminated from employment and that the physician's clinical privileges at VAMC were revoked. The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Illinois on 03-05-2008 also reported to the NPDB that the physician's clinical privileges were revoked.

      Action Taken:

      The physician has entered into an Agreed Order of Voluntary Surrender with the Texas Medical Board subject to the following:

      1. The board has accepted the physician's Voluntary & Permanent Surrender of his license to practice medicine in the State of Texas in lieu of further disciplinary action.
      2. The physician's license has been permanently canceled.
      3. The physician has agreed to never request reinstatement of his Texas medical license.
    • State: Texas
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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia


  • Medical School
    Gandhi Medical College, Osmania University

    Graduated in 1964

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures