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Aparna Rao, MD

Dr. Rao is a pulmonologist in the San Diego area. She is affiliated with Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center.
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Conditions treated

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306 doctors
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306 doctors
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152 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more lung condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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231 doctors
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230 doctors
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115 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more asthma patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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1 doctor
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Dr. Rao saw more muscular dystrophy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more Down syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more cerebral palsy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Rao saw more cystic fibrosis (CF) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Rao saw acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
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234 doctors
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235 doctors
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117 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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72 doctors
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73 doctors
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36 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more malnutrition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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17 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more immunodeficiency patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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17 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Rao saw leukemia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
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162 doctors
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161 doctors
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80 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more hay fever (allergic rhinitis) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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73 doctors
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73 doctors
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36 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more epilepsy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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211 doctors
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211 doctors
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105 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more allergies patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Rao saw acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
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198 doctors
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198 doctors
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99 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more acid reflux patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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142 doctors
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142 doctors
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70 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more bronchitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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100 doctors
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100 doctors
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50 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more asthma attack patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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145 doctors
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145 doctors
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72 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more abnormal breathing patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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385 doctors
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386 doctors
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192 doctors
Dr. Rao saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.

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70 doctors
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69 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more blood cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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20 doctors
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20 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more collapsed lung patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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123 doctors
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122 doctors
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61 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more sleep apnea patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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180 doctors
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179 doctors
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89 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more pneumonia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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87 doctors
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87 doctors
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43 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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38 doctors
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39 doctors
Top 5%
19 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more pulmonary hypertension patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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82 doctors
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81 doctors
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40 doctors
Dr. Rao saw abscess patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
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37 doctors
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36 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Rao saw lymphoma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
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96 doctors
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96 doctors
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47 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more sleep disorders patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Rao sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego
3020 Childrens Way
San Diego, CA 92123
1,290 miles away
3030 Childrens Way
San Diego, CA 92123
1,290 miles away

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Credentials
  • Grant Government Medical College, Mumbai
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1992

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Rao is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Paramount
  • Physicians Health plan
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield