Dr. Aravinda Kurella Rao, MD - Houma, LA - Ophthalmology

Dr. Aravinda Kurella Rao, MD

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Houma, LA 70360 (6 other locations)
Dr. Aravinda Kurella Rao, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Houma, LA, with other offices in Alexandria, LA and Baton Rouge, LA (and 3 other locations). She has 22 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Rao is affiliated with Baton Rouge General Medical Center Mid City Campus. She speaks English and Spanish.

Quick Facts

  • accepting new patients
  • 4
  • 22 years of experience
  • 43 insurances accepted
  • speaks English, Spanish
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
  • 1 specialty
  • 9 areas of expertise
  • 1 board certification
  • 1 hospital affiliation
  • 7 locations

Patients’ Perspective

  • On-time appointments
  • Good bedside manner


Dr. Aravinda Kurella Rao has 7 locations

Bayou Retina Associates

444A Paddock Ln Houma, LA 70360
Accepting New Patients

Vitreo Retinal Institute

301 4th St Alexandria, LA 71301
Accepting New Patients

Vitreoretinal Institute

7698 Goodwood Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70806

UMCNO Ambulatory Care Center

2001 Tulane Ave Ste 170 New Orleans, LA 70112

UMCNO Ambulatory Care Center

2001 Tulane Ave New Orleans, LA 70112

University Medical Center New Orleans

2000 Canal St New Orleans, LA 70112

Southern Eye Care

2800 Veterans Memorial Blvd Ste 125 Metairie, LA 70002
Accepting New Patients

Insurance Plans Accepted by Dr. Aravinda Kurella Rao

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Ambetter LA-Bronze Silver Gold 2023
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS LA BlueConnect HMO POS
  • BCBS LA Community Blue HMO POS
  • BCBS LA Community Blue HMO/POS
  • BCBS LA Preferred Care PPO
  • BCBS Louisiana HMO/POS
  • BCBS Louisiana Precision Blue
  • BCBS Louisiana Signature Blue
  • BCBSA Blue Card High Performance Network
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana Louisiana HMOx MRF
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO
  • Vantage Health Plan Affinity Tier 1 Network
  • VerityHealthNet network


Dr. Aravinda Kurella Rao has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Aravinda Kurella Rao has the following 9 areas of expertise

  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Eye Exam
  • Blindness
  • Vision Issues


Tulane University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 2002

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