Dr. Ricardo Carrau MD is a male Otolaryngologist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology.
Dr. Ricardo Carrau has 6 office locations.
2200 San Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Locations and availability (6)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ricardo Carrau is Excellent. Dr. Carrau has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ricardo Carrau, MD is board certified in Otolaryngology.

  • He has special expertise in 18 areas:
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Epistaxis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Local Neoplasm Recurrence
  • Nasopharynx Cancer (Nasopharyngeal Neoplasm)
  • Nose Cancer (Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms)
  • Otorhinolaryngologic Surgical Procedures (ENT)
  • Sino-Nasal Disorders
  • Skull Base Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Swallowing disorder (Deglutition Disorder)
  • Throat Cancer (Pharyngeal Neoplasm)
  • Tracheotomy
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

Education & Awards

Dr. Carrau graduated from University of Puerto Rico, San Juan. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Nose Cancer (Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms)
Skull Base Cancer (Skull Base Neoplasm)
Swallowing disorder (Deglutition Disorder)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Carrau has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • The Ohio State University Hospital 
  • The Ohio State University Hospital East 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Carrau accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • United Healthcare - 16 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 3 plans
  • CareSource - 3 plans
  • UPMC Health Plan - 13 plans


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Ricardo Carrau practice?
Dr. Ricardo Carrau practices Otolaryngology near Santa Monica, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Dublin, OH and Pittsburgh, PA.
See Santa Monica Otolaryngologists.