Dr. Seshu Rao, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 42

Dr. Seshu Rao, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Topeka, KS. Dr. Rao has more experience with Interventional Cardiac Procedures, Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, and Heart Conditions 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.

Dr. Rao

Cotton Oneil Heart Center

929 Sw Mulvane St Topeka, KS 66606
Accepting new patients

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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 Cardiac Procedures

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 Cardiac Procedures specialists.

Dr. Rao is experienced in the area of Interventional Cardiac Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Rao
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Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
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Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

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 Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Rao is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Atrial Septal Defect
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Aortic Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
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High
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Very High
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Heart Conditions

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Dr. Rao is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Sinus Bradycardia
Venous Hypertension
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High
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Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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(785) 354-9591

Dr. Rao accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield 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

Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rao

4.1

Based on 7 ratings

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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0%
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(1)
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Excellent doctor! He is a very caring doctor, he immediately got me scheduled for the surgery I needed.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dorothy Burgess – Jan 04, 2021
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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
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Biography

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

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Awards

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What are Dr. Seshu Rao, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Rao frequently treats Interventional Cardiac Procedures, Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, and Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Rao specializes.

Where is Dr. Seshu Rao, MD's office located?

Dr. Rao's office is located at 929 Sw Mulvane St, Topeka, KS 66606. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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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

Dr. Rao is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Stormont Vail Hospital

Topeka, KS

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

22 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

Wamego Health Center

Wamego, KS

86% Patient Experience Rating, 17% higher than the national average