Dr. Vijay Rao, MD

Dr. Vijay Rao, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Vijay Rao, MD is an oncology specialist in Bismarck, ND. He graduated from M.R. Medical College and specializes in oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

401 N 9th St

Bismarck, ND 58501

Contact Information

(701) 530-6000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas


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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lung Cancer
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Rao's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rao "Dr. Rao joined Mid Dakota Clinic PrimeCare in July 2007. A specialist in Hematology and Oncology, he is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He received his medical degree from the M.R. Medical College in Gulbarga, India. He completed his residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Dr. Rao is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the North Dakota Medical Association, and the Sixth District Medical Society. His professional interests include blood malignancy (hematology) and colon, lung, prostate and breast cancer therapies."


  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated



  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Genetic Counseling Services
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Dakota.

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.


  • M.R. Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    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 of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rao's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes
Dr. Rao Says:

If you have questions or concerns you would like to have addressed please contact our Customer Relations Management Specialist, Amy, at 701-530-5887.

Patient Comments (2)

in Underwood, ND
He is very thorough. He answers all of my questions. He is very kind, caring, and compassionate. I would recommend him in a heart beat. The only problem, is the answering service there. They are not very good at answering the phones or returning your calls. This is very frustrating for people that...more
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in Mandan, ND
I would recommend Dr. Rao to anyone needing help with breast cancer. He is a gifted oncologist and a very caring professional.
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