Dr. Shankar Rao, MD

Dr. Shankar Rao, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 82
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Shankar Rao, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 54 years. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences in 1964 and specializes in psychiatry.

5000 Cedar Plaza Pkwy Ste 350

Saint Louis, MO 63128

Contact Information

(314) 843-4333

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 97% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
very high
more than 92% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

Dr. Rao does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1964

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
2.2
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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

Dr. Rao's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Fenton, MO
Dr. Rao is great!!Dr. Rao took time to get to know me and my condiditiom and has been treating me for the past 4 years very well. I also see a therapist. I like that Dr Rao is efficient and effective. He has always been very kind and caring. Staff is a bit rough to work with and slow. I don't...more
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in St. Louis, MO
Absolutely the worst psychiatrist you could have, unless your only purpose is to be in and out in under 5 minutes with a prescription. Doesn't bother to remember anything about the patient and has no business treating mental health patients. I once expressed concerns over my medication and he...more
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in St Louis, MO
Dr. Rao was very unprofessional & only gave me 3-4 minutes per session. He would not fill out legal documentation for a medicine that made me sleep drive. I told him how important it was to fill out my legal documentation (not against him but to help my case) & he said he would have to discharge...more
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in St. Louis, Missouri
This "doctor" is disgusting. He didn't introduce himself or even seem to know my name. We went into a loud smelly office and he just gave me a perscription for a refill. Not once did he ask me how the medications have been working. And what really shocked me, that in a office specializing in mental...more
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in Fenton, MO
Very unprofessional and unethical. He demonstrates no compassion for patients and has inappropriate methods and advice.
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