Dr. Radha Rao, MD

Hematology & Oncology •  Female • Age 66
  
Dr. Rao

June E Nylen Cancer Center

230 Nebraska St Sioux City, IA 51101

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(712) 252-0088

Dr. Radha Rao, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Sioux City, IA. Dr. Rao has more experience with Breast Cancer, Blood Disorders, and Gastrointestinal Oncology than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and Burgess Health Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rao to book an appointment.


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Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Rao

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Rao treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Rao treats other conditions, please contact the office at (712) 252-0088.

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer specialists diagnose and treat the presence of malignant cells in breast tissue that may spread to other parts of the body.Compare with other Breast Cancer specialists.

Dr. Rao typically treats 86% more often than similar doctors

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Blood Disorders

Blood disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the blood's ability to function, including hemophilia, anemia, and sickle cell disease.Compare with other Blood Disorders specialists.

Dr. Rao typically treats 84% more often than similar doctors

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Blood Disorders
Neutropenia
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
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Gastrointestinal Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including stomach cancer, liver cancer, and colon cancer, through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, and targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Oncology specialists.

Dr. Rao typically treats 72% more often than similar doctors

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Colorectal Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
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Renal Oncology

Renal oncology focuses on the management and treatment of kidney cancer through surgery, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, radiation, and chemotherapy.Compare with other Renal Oncology specialists.

Dr. Rao typically treats 33% more often than similar doctors

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Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • von Willebrand Disease

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Rao earned her medical degree from the Kurnool Medical School and completed her internship at Kurnool General Hospital, both in Kurnool, India. She...Read more

Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

1993
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Kings County Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1978
Kurnool Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital

Awards

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Locations

June E Nylen Cancer Center

Siouxland Hematology Oncology Associates Llp230 Nebraska St Sioux City, IA 51101
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Practice

Siouxland Hematology Oncology Associates Llp230 Nebraska St Sioux City, IA 51101
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Buena Vista Regional Medical Center

Storm Lake, IA

87% Patient experience rating, 18% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

Burgess Health Center

Onawa, IA

86% Patient experience rating, 17% higher than the national average

Cherokee Regional Medical Center

Cherokee, IA

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

Floyd Valley Healthcare

Le Mars, IA

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019)

Hawarden Regional Healthcare

Hawarden, IA

Mercyone Primghar Medical Center

Primghar, IA

84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center

Sioux City, IA

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

Orange City Hospital

Orange City, IA

91% Patient experience rating, 22% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019)

Pender Community Hospital

Pender, NE

90% Patient experience rating, 21% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Sanford Sheldon Medical Center

Sheldon, IA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

Sioux Center Health

Sioux Center, IA

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

UnityPoint Health– St. Luke's Regional Medical Center

Sioux City, IA

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

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