Dr. Ajaykumar Rao MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Ajaykumar Rao is an endocrinologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Rao accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology, Adrenal, Diabetes, Thyroid

Education & Medical Training

Lahey Clinic
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2004–2006

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2003–2004

Tulane University
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 2006–2008

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 2008–2009

Ross University School of Medicine
Class of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 8 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 6 years in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Aldosterone and myocardial extracellular matrix expansion in type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Rao AD, Shah RV, Garg R, Abbasi SA, Neilan TG, Perlstein TS, Di Carli MF, Jerosch-Herold M, Kwong RY, Adler GK 2013 7 1

Effect of low dose mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist eplerenone on glucose and lipid metabolism in healthy adult males.
Krug AW, Stelzner L, Rao AD, Lichtman AH, Williams GH, Adler GK 2013 3

Polymorphisms in the serum- and glucocorticoid-inducible kinase 1 gene are associated with blood pressure and renin response to dietary salt intake.
Rao AD, Sun B, Saxena A, Hopkins PN, Jeunemaitre X, Brown NJ, Adler GK, Williams JS 2013 3

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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