Dr. Ricardo Rao, MD

Dr. Ricardo Rao, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Ricardo Rao, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

3009 N Ballas Rd Ste 210D

Saint Louis, MO 63131

Contact Information

(314) 989-9355

Insurance Accepted

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Benesys
  • 27 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 94% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Rao'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.

3  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*

37  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
  • Cerebrovascular 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
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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27  Procedures

  • Angiography
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • 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
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • 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

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

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
14 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

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)

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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