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About Dr. Pawan K Rao

Dr. Pawan K Rao, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Syracuse, NY. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Nephrology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Rao is affiliated with St Josephs Hospital Health Center. Dr. Rao has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

18 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Pawan K Rao is Excellent. Dr. Pawan K Rao has been rated by 18 patients. From those 18 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Pawan K Rao is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Nephrology Hypertension Associates

6846 Buckley Rd Ste 2
Syracuse, NY 13212
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Specialties

Dr. Pawan K Rao has the following 2 specialties

  • Nephrology

    A nephrologist is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys or renal system.
    A nephrologist will determine through urine analysis, blood test, X-ray, sonogram, or kidney biopsy how well the kidneys are functioning and will then prescribe a special diet and exercise program, medication or dialysis - a process by which a machine filters the blood when the kidney is no longer capable of doing so.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Pawan K Rao has the following 10 expertise

  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • Dialysis
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
  • Chronic Renal Disease
  • Hemodialysis
  • Urinalysis

Dr. Pawan K Rao has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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vary good and to the point and a lot of help.

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Mom

I am not the patient, however was involved when my son went for a consult. I cannot say enough about how professional and caring Dr. Rao was.

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Kathleen Moore RN, MS

I have been a patient of Dr. Rao for over ten years and he has saved my life more than once ... if it wasn't for him fighting to get me a kidney transplant I would have died over five years ago ... not only is he very intelligent but he is also kind and caring ....

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Five Stars

Dr Rao has been an important part of my healthcare team for close to a decade. He accepts that as the client, I am the leader of my team and works well with that. He keeps me informed regarding our plan and educated regarding new treatments, but is willing to call in the specialist when he feels that is the best thing to do.

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The Role Model for Doctors

Dr. Rao is amazing and clearly the model by which all other doctors should be judged. Cannot say enough about him or his team.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Rao is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • Karnataka Institute Of Medical Sciences

    Graduated in 1993

  • New York Methodist Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Pawan K Rao accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP HMO
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP HMO
    • MVP Preferred PPO
    • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Nephrology Hypertension Associates, 6846 Buckley Rd Ste 2, Syracuse, NY

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