Dr. Rajaratnam Skantharaja, MD

Dr. Rajaratnam Skantharaja, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
Dr. Rajaratnam Skantharaja, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Modesto, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1972 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

1501 Oakdale Rd Ste 218

Modesto, CA 95355

Contact Information

(209) 572-4222

Insurance Accepted

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

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Vascular Disease
more than 19% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 18% of peers
Heart Surgery
more than 17% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

12  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Genesee Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Brooklyn Cumberland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Lutheran Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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