Dr. Satish Rao, MD

Dr. Satish Rao, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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62 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Satish Rao, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

Augusta University Medical Center

1120 15th St

Augusta, GA 30912
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Nausea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroparesis
very high
more than 99% 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 "Augusta University Health is a world-class health care network offering the most comprehensive care in the region, where your health is our priority. As leaders in patient- and family-centered care, our physicians partner with our patients, their families, and other specialty physicians to provide an unmatched level of care. As the only academic medical center in the area, our patients receive the compassionate care they deserve along with leading-edge research and technologies not found anywhere else in the region. "

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

75  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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 Health Sciences / Osmania Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Dist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Sunderland Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Royal Hallamshire Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Royal Liverpool Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
24 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Rao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Rao is the best GI doctor I have seen. He is very caring and compassionate. He is very thorough. Dr. Rao takes time to explain the diagnosis and he takes time to answer questions. I am very thankful for this doctor. I would not be alive today- Dr. Rao saved my life and has worked with me to...more
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Thanks so much for taking the time to review Dr. Rao. Feedback like yours is what helps us continue to provide excellent health care to our community. Thank you for choosing Augusta University Health.

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Dr. Rao is a great great doctor. I like that he tries new remedies. And I've gotten great results. Unfortunately his calender stays pretty busy and on several occasions now I've had to wait up to an hour and a half past my appointment time. Doctor Rap gets a 10/10. Scheduling gets a 2/10.
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If you have a GI problem that no one can solve do your self a favor and go see Dr. Rao. He is an expert in his field and helped me tremendously. Some of the tests are mildly painful, but that is a small price to pay for getting help. I traveled from Maryland to see him which was painful and...more
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I had a very poor experience with this doctor but my review has not been posted. This doctor schedules numerous and unnecessary tests.
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he is a brilliant diagnostician and very compassionate doctor.
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