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Dr. Vijay Rao, MD

Cardiology* Age 50
Dr. Vijay Rao, MD
4.9 (8 Ratings)

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Dr. Vijay Rao, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Indianapolis, IN.
Dr. Vijay Rao, MD
4.9 (8 Ratings)
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Dr. Vijay Rao, MD

Cardiology* Age 50
Indianapolis, IN
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Vijay Rao, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Indianapolis, IN.

About

Dr. Vijay Rao, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has 19 years experience. They graduated from University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia in 2005 and completed a residency at Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC.They currently practice at Franciscan Physician Network Indiana Heart Physicians and are affiliated with Franciscan Health Mooresville, Putnam County Hospital, Franciscan Health Indianapolis, Decatur County Memorial Hospital and Johnson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Rao has experience treating conditions like Acute Congestive Heart Failure, Hypertension and Atherosclerosis among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Rao received an average rating of 4.9/5 from patients and has been reviewed 8 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Rao is board certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine.

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Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Hypertension
Atherosclerosis
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Hypertension
Atherosclerosis
Cardiomyopathy
Chest Pain
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Palpitations
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Peripheral Edema
Sinus Tachycardia
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Heart Disease
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Lipid Disorders
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Systolic Heart Failure
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Murmur
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Orthostatic Hypotension
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Septal Defect
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Third Degree Heart Block
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Ultrasound
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Angina
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Ankle Disorders
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Stenosis
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Biventricular Heart Failure
Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Disease
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Artery Dissection
Endocarditis
Heart Block
Hyperkalemia
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
Long QT Syndrome
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Noninfective Endocarditis
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Second Degree Heart Block
Tetralogy of Fallot
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Typical Atrial Flutter
Unstable Angina
Venous Compression
Venous Hypertension
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Arrhythmia Screening
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Cardioversion, Elective
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test

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  • Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
    Blue Preferred-IN HMO
    Silver HealthSync-IN HMO
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage

Locations

  1. 1 Franciscan Physician Network Indiana Heart Physicians Indianapolis
    5330 E Stop 11 Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46237

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rao
4.9
Based on 8 Reviews
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4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (0)
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May 30, 2024
Dr Rao is down to earth with all the information he has given to me... I understand my health issues and am very confident Dr Rao will oversee my needs..... Thank You Dr. Rao
— May 30, 2024
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Specialties*
Cardiology
Nuclear Cardiology
Cardiology Echocardiography
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia
    2005
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
Board Certifications
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University of California San Francisco, CA
Fellowship Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

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A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Vijay Rao, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Rao's profile.

Dr. Rao frequently treats the following conditions: Acute Congestive Heart Failure, Hypertension and Atherosclerosis. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Vijay Rao, MD is affiliated with Franciscan Health Mooresville, Putnam County Hospital, Franciscan Health Indianapolis, Decatur County Memorial Hospital and Johnson Memorial Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Vijay Rao, MD holds board certification in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Franciscan Health Mooresville

    1201 Hadley Rd, Mooresville, IN

  • Putnam County Hospital

    1542 S Bloomington St, Greencastle, IN

  • Franciscan Health Indianapolis

    8111 S Emerson Ave, Indianapolis, IN

  • Decatur County Memorial Hospital

    720 N Lincoln St, Greensburg, IN

  • Johnson Memorial Hospital

    1125 W Jefferson St, Franklin, IN