Dr. Anantha K Rao MD Cardiologist

Dr. Anantha Rao is a cardiologist in Silver Spring, Maryland. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MedStar Washington Hospital Center and Washington Adventist Hospital. He received his medical degree from Bangalore Medical College and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 109 doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and one of 76 at Washington Adventist Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Ranked #29 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Washington Adventist Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Hyde Park Community Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975 - 1975

St John Hospital and Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1976 - 1979

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1979 - 1981

Bangalore Medical College
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Interventional Cardiology

DC State Medical License
Active through 2012

MD State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Platelet rich plasma for chronic tendinopathy.
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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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