Dr. Rushil Rao, MD

Dr. Rushil Rao, MD

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Dr. Rushil Rao, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med in 2011 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

1720 University Blvd

Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • VIVA Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 91% 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.

Dr. Rao's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rao "Dr. Rushil Rao completed his four years of postgraduate training in ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in June 2015. He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Pennsylvania and his MBA and Medical degrees from the University of Miami."

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Rao does not have any board certifications listed.

36  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • Baptist Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Parker Cornea
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rao has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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