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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Suguna Rao is Excellent. Dr. Rao has been reviewed by 31 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Suguna Rao, MD is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Education & Awards

Dr. Rao graduated from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad. She has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2013 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Inland Empire
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Rao has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Eisenhower Medical Center 
  • Desert Regional Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • Hindi

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Additional Information
Dr. Suguna R S Rao MD is a female Pediatrician, has 46 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Suguna R. Rao practice?
Dr. Suguna Rao has 1 office location.
Dr. Suguna Rao practices Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine near Indio, CA.
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