Dr. Ramana Rao, MD

Dr. Ramana Rao, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ramana Rao, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Albany, GA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

801 13th Ave Ste A

Albany, GA 31701

Contact Information

(229) 436-6688

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
3

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Biopsy
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intubation
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Osmania Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Jersey City Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Presby St Lukes Med Ctr/Macneal Hos
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Albert Einstein Coll Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
2.3
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Rao's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Albany, GA |
Horrible bedside manner. Did not explain anything or speak to me. Very disappointed
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rao accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Rao has admitting privileges

Phoebe Sumter Medical Center
126 US Highway 280 W
Americus, GA 31719
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Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
417 W 3rd Ave
Albany, GA 31701
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Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital - North
2000 Palmyra Rd
Albany, GA 31701
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Phoebe Worth Medical Center
807 S Isabella St
Sylvester, GA 31791
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