Dr. Ricardo Rao, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(14)
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Dr. Ricardo Rao, MD
Dr. Ricardo Rao, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Rao is affiliated with Memorial Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, SSM Health St. Clare Hospital and St. Luke's Hospital.

3009 N Ballas Rd Ste 210D

Saint Louis, MO 63131

Contact Information

(314) 989-9355

Dr. Ricardo Rao, MD

Dr. Ricardo Rao, MD

Accepted insurance

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 22 More

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Dr. Rao's Experience

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Dr. Rao's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Procedures

  • Angiography
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • University Of California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St. Louis University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • St. Louis University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Case Western Reserve/ University Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

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
3.7
based on 14 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Rao's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Collinsville, IL |
I was very please with the service received recently from Dr Rao and his staff. My surgery went well and recovery was good.
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Dr. Rao accepts 36 insurance carriers
  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
    Advantage Health Solutions
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
    Aenta HealthFund CDHP and Value Plan Most of Idaho Basic
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Choice PPO
    Managed Choice POS
    Managed Choice PPO
    National Advantage
    National Advantage PPO
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield EPO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Card
    Blue Preferred HMO
    Blue Preferred Plus Madison and St. Clair Counties HMO-POS-High
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
    Blue Preferred Plus St. Louis, Central, and Southwest Areas in Missouri HMO-POS-High
    Blue Preferred Select
    Motorola Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Lincs
    Blue Preferred
    Medicare HMO
    Medicare Select HMO
    Preferred Care Blue
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
    Preferred Plan PPO
    Preferred Plus
    Preferred Plus (Ford)
    Preferred Plus (GM)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO-High
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Bluegrass Family Health
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Preferred PPO
  • ChoiceCare Network
    Choice Care (Humana)
  • Cigna
    Behavioral Health
    Cigna Healthcare of Illinois HMO
    Cigna Healthcare of Illinois POS
    Cigna Healthcare of Illinois PPO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna Network
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna EPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Network Open Access
    Open Access Plus
    Open Access Plus PPO
    Open Access POS
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Advantra HMO
    Advantra PPO
    Care Management Resources
    Coventry Health Care HMO
    Coventry Health Care POS
    Coventry Health Care PPO
    Group Plan PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Open Access HMO
    Platinum PPO
    Worker's Compensation / Focus Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation / Focus Network WC
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • Dean Health Plan, Inc.
    Gold HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) HMO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) POS
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation PPO
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance EPA
    Health Alliance HMO
    Health Alliance POS
    Health Alliance PPO
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink HMO
    HealthLink POS
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Care Plus
    Choice Care HMO
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Gold
    Gold Choice
    Gold Plus
    Gold Plus Choice PPO
    Gold Plus HMO
  • Kaiser Permanente
    Kaiser Permanente HMO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
    Choice
  • Medicaid
    Medicaid HMO
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
    Family Health Plan HMO
    Family Health Plan POS
    Family Health Plan PPO
    Prime
    Standard
    TriCare for Life
    Tricare HMO
    Tricare PPO
    Tricare South
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    Choice EPO
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus
    Choice Plus EPO
    Choice Plus HMO
    Choice Plus POS
    Choice Plus PPO
    Empire Plan
    Fiserv
    Golden Rule HMO
    Golden Rule POS
    Golden Rule PPO
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Optimum Choice HMO
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    Select HMO
    Select Plus EPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select Plus POS
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Vista Health Plan
    Commercial HMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Rao has admitting privileges

St. Luke's Hospital
232 S Woods Mill Rd
Chesterfield, MO 63017
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Missouri Baptist Medical Center
3015 N Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63131
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SSM Health St. Clare Hospital
1015 Bowles Ave
Fenton, MO 63026
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Memorial Hospital
1900 State St
Chester, IL 62233
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