Dr. Aparna R Rao MD Pediatric Pulmonologist

Dr. Aparna Rao is a pediatric pulmonologist in Phoenix, Arizona. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Phoenix Children's Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Grant Medical College and has been in practice for 11 years. She is one of 7 doctors at Phoenix Children's Hospital and one of 6 at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Pulmonology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Pulmonologist: General Pediatric Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Pediatrics, 1999 - 2002

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology, 2002 - 2005

Grant Medical College
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Pulmonology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2013

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Endoscopic cricopharyngeal myotomy for management of cricopharyngeal achalasia (CA) in an 18-month-old child.
Chun, R.,Sitton, M.,Tipnis, N. A.,Arvedson, J. C.,Rao, A.,Dranove, J.,Brown, D. J.

Management of plastic bronchitis in a child with mild intermittent asthma.
Pawar, S.S., Chun, R.H., Rao, A.R., Kerschner, J.E.

Mycobacterium avium intracellulare infection coexistent with nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma involving the lung.
Gupta, S., Cogbill, C.H., Gheorghe, G., Rao, A.R., Kumar, S., Havens, P.L., Camitta, B.M., Warwick, A.B.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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