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Dr. Poornima Rao, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Female · Age 45

Dr. Rao

Dr. Poornima Rao, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Clairton, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Russian State Medical University (Rsmu), Faculty Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna PPO
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Dr. Rao's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Hypothyroidism
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Hypothyroidism more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 83% of her peers

Thyroid Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Thyroid Disease more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Poornima Rao, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Clairton, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Russian State Medical University (Rsmu), Faculty Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Education

St Francis Med Center
Residency Hospital
1995
Russian State Medical University (Rsmu), Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1995

Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rao

2.4

Based on 14 reviews

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DR RAO IS AWESOME, SHE'S VERY THOROUGH, EXTREMELY KNOWLEDABLE. ITS NICE TO BE HANDS ON CHECKED, LIKE LISTENING TO YOUR HEART AND CHECKING YOUR FEET. SINCE IVE BEE SEEING HER MY HA1C WENT FROM 13.5 TO 6.3 IN A COUPLE MONTHS.
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Dr. Rao was very patient and answered all of my questions. She decided what care plan she wanted me to start with and then I had an excellent follow up Appt with the educator. I am so happy I decided to seek a second opinion with Dr Rao.
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