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Specialties & Research
Dr. Shobha Rao, MD is board certified in Family Medicine, Family Medicine - Geriatric Medicine, and Family Medicine - Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
- She has special expertise in 1 area:
Education & Awards
Dr. Rao graduated from Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati. She has 5 awards.
Dr. Rao has 8 hospital affiliations:
- UT Southwestern University Hospital - St. Paul
- Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Rao accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Humana - 2 plans
- United Healthcare - 13 plans
- Unicare - 17 plans
- Superior Health Plan - 2 plans
- Cigna - 7 plans
- USA H & W Network - 1 plan