Dr. Sunder Rao, MD

Dr. Sunder Rao, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sunder Rao, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Butler, PA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

127 Oneida Valley Rd Ste 400

Butler, PA 16001

Contact Information

(866) 620-6761

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 93% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Ataxia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Dystonia
  • Endocarditis
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Septal Defect
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Sgtb Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Queens U
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • U Ottawa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • U Ottawa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rao's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Cranberry Twp., PA |
One of the Best. I have been with Dr. Rao since my first cardiac event at 30. Now 52 and still here largely to do with Dr. Rao and his care. Very personable, caring doctor with an excellent staff ( Jan & Dawn) that have been with him for decades.
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in Pittsburgh, PA |
Our experience was amazing. He was thorough, descriptive, personal and listened when he asked questions. He walked in shaking both of our hands and checked to see if we understood everything he was doing. His staff was just as compassionate and helpful. The negative would be difficulty in...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rao accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UPMC
    UPMC PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Rao has admitting privileges

Butler Memorial Hospital
One Hospital Way
Butler, PA 16001
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Jameson Memorial Hospital
1211 Wilmington Ave
New Castle, PA 16105
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UPMC Passavant - McCandless
9100 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
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