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Dr. Sajan Rao, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 45

  
Dr. Rao

SWICFT Institute

625 Tamiami Trl N Ste 201 Naples, FL 34102
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(239) 261-2000

Dr. Sajan Rao, MD is a cardiology specialist in Naples, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from George Washington University in 2000 and specializes in cardiology, diagnostic radiology, and more.


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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at top hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
BlueDental Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Simplifi
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rao's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Hyperlipidemia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • 3D Quantitative Echocardiography
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Cardiac Doppler
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rao

4.9

Based on 56 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Rao and his entire staff are fantastic. Professional and caring. Even though my condition was not life-threatening, Dr. Rao spent a lot of time with me and answered all of my many questions in a thoughtful and thorough manner. He is extremely knowledgeable. One of the best doctor experiences I have ever had.
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Dr. Rao is extremely clear in communicating, both technically and accessibly. He listens to everything thoroughly. He gives the patient and accompanying party as much time and attention as requested and even asks for questions.
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I just turned 70 years old and I am here to tell you that Dr. Rao absolutely save my life. As soon as I entered the ER having a heart attack (100% blockage) he took over. I was in the cath lab in 5 minutes. He and Dr. DeLarosa worked together to save my life. Yes I am very grateful! Dr. Rao takes time with you, you can ask him anything and he will answer you whether you want to hear it or not.(LOL). He is one of the finest Dr's I've ever met. He knows his stuff! Very caring and also very cute!!
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I highly recommend Dr. Rao. He explained everything & had a wonderful way of putting me at ease.
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Dr. Rao was very thorough, listened, spent plenty of time with me and explained in an easy to understand way.
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Excellent doctor-patient relationship skills. Collaborative in his approach.
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Dr. Rao’s office is run very well, with consideration for the patient’s time. The last time I was there I checked in, was greeted at the front desk, and sat down to send a text. I was called in by Christian before I could complete the text. Dr. Rao came in immediately after my checkup on meds, etc. with Christian. I never felt rushed—even had time to ask Christian a couple of fishing questions, and had all questions or concerns addressed by Dr. Rao. Calls are returned. Excellent care!
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I’ve been a patient of Dr. Rao’s just over six months, met with him at least four times and found him superlatively to be engaging, bright, caring, clear and precise. He never rushes through any appointments and always solicits any questions one might have while providing concise and understandable answers. My career in the business world gives at least some knowledge of how successful staffs operate and drive successful outcomes. I believe Dr. Rao staff meets that criteria.
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Both the staff and Dr, Rao are the height of efficiency - an uncommon event in Naples. Both my wife and I couldn't ask for more!
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Dr Rao is great. He is very knowledgeable, caring, personable, and efficient. He exudes confidence and passes it on to me, the patient. I trust and value his medical opinions and expertise. He very clearly strives to keep the rest of my (our) medical team apprised of what’s going on medically. In addition to being personally excellent, his medical and office staff are also great. They are ALL very pleasant, accommodating, knowledgeable, and willing to help.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Personalized Individual care with an academic approach

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2007
Washington Hospital Center/ Georgetown University
Fellowship Hospital
2003
University Of California At San Diego School Of Med
Residency Hospital
2001
UCSD
Internship Hospital
2000
George Washington University
Medical School
1996
University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Undergraduate School

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59% Patient experience rating, 10% lower than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018)