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Gastroenterologist (digestive)
32 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Satish Rao is Good. Dr. Rao has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.3
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 3.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fructose Intolerance
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Rao graduated from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad. He has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Ulcerative Colitis
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2013 - 2014)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2013)


Dr. Rao has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • University Of Iowa Hospital & Clinic 
  • Mcg Health, Inc 


  • Telugu
  • Hindi
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Satish S Rao MBBS, MD, and PHD is a male Internist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Satish S. Rao practice?
Dr. Satish Rao has 2 office locations.
Dr. Satish Rao practices Gastroenterology near Iowa City, IA.
Additional practice locations include: Augusta, GA.
See Iowa City Gastroenterologists.