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Palep Rao, MD

Dr. Rao is a gastroenterologist in the Panama City area. He is affiliated with Jackson Hospital and 4 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
21 doctors
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20 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Panama City area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Rao saw more benign polyps patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Panama City area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more gastritis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Panama City area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Rao saw more colon polyps patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Panama City area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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26 doctors
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26 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Rao saw pain patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more acid reflux patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Panama City area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Rao saw more liver condition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Panama City area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Rao saw constipation patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Rao saw anemia patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Rao saw hepatitis C patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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7 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Rao saw diarrhea patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Rao saw hepatitis patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Rao saw hemorrhage patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Rao saw colon cancer patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Rao saw cirrhosis patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Rao saw diverticulosis patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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10 doctors
Top 15%
11 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. Rao saw peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Rao saw hemorrhoid patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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20 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Rao saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Top 5%
Dr. Rao saw ulcerative colitis (UC) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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7 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Rao saw inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Panama City area. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Rao accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Colonoscopy (screening) $895 – 2,404
Sigmoidoscopy $374 – 1,119
Upper endoscopy $1,528 – 3,100

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

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

Office
204 E 19th St
Panama City, FL 32405
769 miles away

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Credentials
  • Osmania Medical College
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1968

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Jackson Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart Health System
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Doctors Memorial Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available
  • Northwest Florida Community Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant 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
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield