Dr. Vinay Rai, MD

Dr. Vinay Rai, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Dr. Vinay Rai, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

2211 Lomas Blvd NE # 5ACC

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Contact Information

(505) 272-2111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Rai

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Disorders
more than 85% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
more than 83% of peers
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Rai's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Rai does not have any board certifications listed.

21  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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.


Education data for Dr. Rai is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rai has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Rai does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Rai and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Rai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rai


Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Rai?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • Under 10 minutes
Dr. Rai's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Vinay Rai, MD
I am beyond grateful of Dr. Rai. He has gone above and beyond his duties in my opinion. This man has saved my life and I trust him with my life. A thank you is not enough, I wish I could do more.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Eric Stohr in NM – Jul 20, 2018
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Vinay Rai, MD?
Dr. Rai is a very thorough and competent physician. He was always honest, polite, professional and attentive. He performed a rectopexy with a partial colon resection. This corrected my rectal prolapse. I highly recommend Dr. Rai for colon and rectal problems.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option
Jan Conrad in Albuquerque, NM – Jul 24, 2017
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Vinay Rai, MD?
Dr. Rai saved my life and performed 2 tricky surgeries with no problems He is a man of his word and is extremely skilled.I am a difficult patient and handled me well. If your intestines got bad he is the Dr. to see Thank you again Dr Rai. Sincerely Colin Travis
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option5
thumbs down icon option
Colin in Albuquerque, NM – Jan 31, 2017
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Vinay Rai, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Rai?