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
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecomastia
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Contracture
      • 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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