Dr. Seshu Rao, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 41
  
Dr. Rao
Accepting new patients

Cotton Oneil Heart Center

929 Sw Mulvane St Topeka, KS 66606

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(785) 354-9591

Dr. Seshu Rao, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Topeka, KS. Dr. Rao has more experience with Interventional Cardiology, Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Stormont Vail Hospital and Wamego Health Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rao to book an appointment.


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Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Rao

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Rao treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Rao treats other conditions, please contact the office at (785) 354-9591.

Interventional Cardiology

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiology specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Rao performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Rao performs this procedure more than 76% of their peers

Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao performs Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Rao performs this procedure more than 67% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 57% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

Congenital Heart Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 64% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Hyperlipidemia more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as septal defections and Ebstein's anomaly, that are present from birth.Compare with other Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Septal Defect
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Septal Defect more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Congenital Heart Defects
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 44% of their peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 44% of their peers

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Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Hypertension

Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rao

4.0

Based on 6 ratings

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(4)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
16.666666666666668%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
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At 47 I went to Stormont Vail ER having a heart attack. Dr Rao simply saved my life. He put in 7 stents all together. He is very patient, knowable and Fantastic. Yes Yes Yes I would recommend him to Anyone with a heart condition.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Biography

Dr. Seshu Rao, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Topeka, KS. Dr. Rao has more experience with Interventional Cardiology, Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders,...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Awards

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Locations

Cotton Oneil Heart Center

Cotton Oneil Heart Center929 Sw Mulvane St Topeka, KS 66606
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Stormont Vail Hospital

Topeka, KS

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Wamego Health Center

Wamego, KS

92% Patient experience rating, 23% higher than the national average

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