Dr. Venkat Rao, MD

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Dr. Venkat Rao, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

(608) 263-6400

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Dr. Rao specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in Madison, WI. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

Board Certifications

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Atrophy
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University

    Graduated in 1970

  • Residency Hospital
    Beth Israel Med Center

    Completed in 1978

    Montefiore Hospital Med Center

    Completed in 1980

    University Of Louisville

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
    St Vincents Hospital

    Completed in 1981

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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