Dr. Vijay Rao, MD

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Dr. Vijay Rao, MD

Oncology | Male

Mid Dakota Clinic 401 N 9th St, Bismarck, ND 58501 Get Directions
(701) 530-6000

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Dr. Rao joined Mid Dakota Clinic PrimeCare in July 2007. A specialist in Hematology and Oncology, he is certified by...Read more

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

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 do live outside of the Bismarck area.
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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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer

Procedures Performed

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    M.R. Medical College
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Oncology
  • Board certified in Medical Oncology
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  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Rao says...

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.

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