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.