Dr. Venkat Rao, MD

Dr. Venkat Rao, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Venkat Rao, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Madison, WI and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University in 1970 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

600 HIGHLAND AVE

Madison, WI 53792

Contact Information

(608) 263-6400

Insurance Accepted

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

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Gynecomastia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Localized Fat Deposits
very high
more than 94% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
24

Conditions Treated

20

Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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 1970
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Montefiore Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • St Vincents Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

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 of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Rao's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Lake Zurich, IL
Dr Rao performed the surgery on my hand...3 broken fingers with significant damages to my knuckles. He did a great job and his staff was great.
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in Winona, MN
The wife's breast augmentation was excellent! Turned out perfect!
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