Dr. Veena Rao, MD

Dr. Veena Rao, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 33
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Veena Rao, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Waltham, MA. She is 33 years old and has been practicing for 7 years.

1601 Trapelo Rd

Waltham, MA 02451

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Rao performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Glaucoma
normal
more than 69% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
normal
more than 33% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 22% of peers

Dr. Rao's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rao "Dr. Veena Rao is a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist at Mass. Eye and Ear, Waltham. She specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Rao does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
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Procedures

  • Glaucoma Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Yale Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rao has no awards or honors listed.

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
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Rao's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Over 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Brighton, MA |
I am grateful to Dr. Rao for my glaucoma care. She is very kind and understanding physician. She has been treating me for the last year and I am lucky to have her as my ophthalmologist!
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Dr. Rao accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.