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 13 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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Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

76  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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 to recommend Dr. Rao

3.3

Based on 27 reviews

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1 Star
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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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