Dr. Varuni Rao, DO

Dr. Varuni Rao, DO

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Dr. Varuni Rao, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Danbury, CT and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury in 2005 and specializes in rheumatology.

33 Germantown Rd Ste 1B

Danbury, CT 06810

Contact Information

(203) 794-5600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Arthritis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 98% 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
Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Osteoarthritis more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • 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
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rao treats Osteoporosis more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Rao treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Rao's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Amyloidosis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cryoglobulinemia
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Familial Mediterranean Fever
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
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
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
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
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Varuni Rao, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Danbury, CT and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury in 2005 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
New York Medical College Westchester Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2005
Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury
Medical School
2005

Awards

Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rao

3.3

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
40.74074074074074%
(11)

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Dr. Rao is the best doctor I have ever had and really spent time targeting treatment instead of treating the symptoms. As a result of finally finding this brilliant and compassionate doctor, she has given me my life back for the first time since my journey with r.a., fibromyalgia, sjogrens etc...Read More
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Went to Dr. Rao very sick. She first prescribed me Meloxicam. At second visit when I told her I was not getting better and explained my symptoms, she looked me straight I'm the eye and said "there is nothing I can do for you, it is just osteoporosis". I left and never looked back. She missed my...Read More
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Dr. Rao was recommended by my friend, who loves her. I saw her for a second opinion - she took time to explain and gave her opinion. I was very impressed and continued to see her - she suggested management changes which made a huge difference.She genuinely cares about her patients, I always look...Read More
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Dr. Rao was eager to help until I became the person who didn't easily comply with her limited standard. She made no attempt to listen to me and would quickly stereotype whatever I had to say. She was not open to my taking part in a way that would allow me to be participatory in my health beyond...Read More
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Dr. Rao is very professional, caring, and attentive to your health needs. She listens and answers all of your questions without making you feel she's in a hurry,
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
Connecticare POS
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
Oxford Liberty

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Danbury Hospital

Danbury, CT