Dr. Rao Sunkavally, MD

Dr. Rao Sunkavally, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Rao Sunkavally, MD is an urology specialist in Fremont, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Rangaraya Med Coll Andhra U in 1974 and specializes in urology, urologic oncology, and more.

1999 Mowry Ave Ste 2D

Fremont, CA 94538

Contact Information

(510) 790-9025

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alameda Alliance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Sunkavally's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sunkavally "Dr. Rao Sunkavally, a board certified urologist established his urology practice in the Bay Area in 1983, bringing with him a commitment to provide his patients with a high-quality and comprehensive range of urologic services. Dr. Sunkavally forms a partnership with you, your personal physician, and your family. His educational background, technical expertise, and individualized attention to his patients have made him a well-respected member of the medical community."

6  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Andrology
  • Endourology
  • Female Adult Urology
  • Neurological Urology
  • Urologic Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

68  Conditions Treated


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43  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Function Test
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cryosurgery for Prostate Cancer
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Radioactive Seed Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Prosthetic
  • Radical Prostate Removal, Laparoscopic
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Upper GI Series
  • Ureteral Reimplantation
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Catheterization
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Reconstruction
  • Urethral Sling
  • Urinalysis
  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Tract Endoscopy
  • Urinary Tract Procedure
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urologic Reconstruction
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology Procedure
  • Vasectomy


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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.


  • Hyderabad Public school
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • Rangaraya Med Coll Andhra U
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • St Johns Epis Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • St John's Episcopal Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sunkavally has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tagalog
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sunkavally's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sunkavally to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sunkavally's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I had a prostate surgery for medium flow of urine on August 2015. After that I have had lot of complication, retrograde ejaculation,urine inconsistency, burning, itching and pain in the urethra and prostate. I was following up and complaining and doctor used to give me antibiotics. He gave me...more
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