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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
18 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(15)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rajesh Rao is Excellent. Dr. Rao has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
  • Currently 3.125 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.6
  • Currently 3.625 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
  • Currently 3.625 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.9
  • Currently 3.875 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.6
  • Currently 3.5714285714286 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rajesh Rao, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Allergy
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Closed Head Injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Eye Diseases
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome

Education & Awards

Dr. Rao graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. He has 8 awards.

Awards  
Hour Detroit Magazine's Top Docs (2010)
Hour Detroit Magazine's Top Docs (2010), Hour Detroit Magazine's Top Docs (2011)
Detroit Hour Magazine's Top Docs (2010)
Hour Detroit Magazine's Top Docs (2011)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Rao has 25 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Joseph Mercy Oakland 
  • DMC - Sinai-Grace Hospital 

Languages

  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Telugu

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Additional Information
Dr. Rajesh Chalichama Rao MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 18 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Rajesh C. Rao practice?
Dr. Rajesh Rao has 7 office locations.
Dr. Rajesh Rao practices Ophthalmology near Dearborn, MI.
Additional practice locations include: West Bloomfield, MI and Clinton Township, MI.
See Dearborn Ophthalmologists.