Dr. Ruta Rao MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Ruta Rao is a medical oncologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Rao accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 14 doctors at Rush University Medical Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Rush University Medical Center
High performing in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1998 - 1999

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2000

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2000 - 2002

Rush University Medical Center
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 2002 - 2005

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Class of 1998

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

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

HER2-directed treatment of metastatic breast cancer: unanswered questions.
Rao, R.,Cobleigh, M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink 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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