Dr. Sanjay Rao, MD

Dr. Sanjay Rao, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Sanjay Rao, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1 E Wacker Dr Ste 3550

Chicago, IL 60601

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Pterygium
very high
more than 92% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rao "Caring, compassionate care"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

76  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Oculoplastics
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Transplant Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Mac Neal Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Sc Doheny Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, 2004
  • Board Certification,
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
14 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Rao performed cateract surgery on me a few years ago. He put two different types of lenses in each eye - neither were the correct application. I also have found that the lens in the left eye is not correctly centered on the eye. My vision is slowly getting worse and is not correctable...more
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