Dr. Soumya Rao, MD

Dr. Soumya Rao, MD

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Dr. Soumya Rao, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Poway, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from JJM Medical College and specializes in rheumatology and pediatric rheumatology.Read her story

15611 Pomerado Rd Ste 400

Poway, CA 92064

Contact Information

(858) 675-3100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Test
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Test
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rao's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Fibromyalgia more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Arthritis more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Marfan Syndrome
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Soumya G. Rao is Board certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. She completed her Rheumatology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in 2010. Prior to that, she completed her internal medicine training from Winthrop University Hos...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Pediatric Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • Winthrop University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • JJM Medical College
    Medical School
  • 2010
    University of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • English

Awards

Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rao

3.4

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
57.89473684210526%
(11)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
10.526315789473685%
(2)
1 Star
31.57894736842105%
(6)

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I was supposed to have my first appointment with Dr. Rao today, when I showed up for the appointment, 15 minutes early, the very unapologetic receptionist informed me that I could not be seen, there was no explanation or apology. If I had not shown up, I would be charged a fee, but it's okay for a...Read More
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Excellent! physician. Worked on my behalf to secure appropriate treatment for my progressive condition. Thank you and your staff.
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Dr. Rao is amazing! She is very sweet and kind. She is very knowledgeable and compassionate about the care she provides you. She's very friendly, courteousness and spends the time necessary to listen. I'm glad I was referred to her and I trust her with my medical decisions.
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Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
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