Dr. Raghavendra Rao, MD

Dr. Raghavendra Rao, MD

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 77
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Dr. Raghavendra Rao, MD is a pediatric hematology-oncology specialist in Porterville, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Kurnool Med Coll, Sri Venkateswara in 1962 and specializes in pediatric hematology & oncology.

585 W Putnam Ave

Porterville, CA 93257

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rao performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Blood Disorders
normal
more than 6% of peers
Anemia
normal
more than 5% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

8  Conditions Treated

  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Urinary Disorders

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Kurnool Med Coll, Sri Venkateswara
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • St Vincents Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • R Williams Genl Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Dwnst Med Ctr-Suny Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Laotian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

5.0
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1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Rao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Rao is the best PA anyone can ask for he was my pediatrician till 18 and my sisters an son as well very knowledgeable and very caring and understanding. Makes me sad that more PA are not as wonderful as DR.Rao he has the best bedside manor and the articles he would write in the porterville...more
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