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Praveen K. Rao, MD
Cardiology, Electrophysiology
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Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics

LanguagesEnglish
Insurance Accepted
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Aetna
Elect Choice/Open Access EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS | Open Choice PPO
Beech Street of Texas
Beech Street of Texas PPO PPO
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Federal Select PPO | HMO Blue Essentials HMO | Medicare Advantage Oncor/Energy Future Holdings Retirees PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc.
Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc. PPO PPO | Open Access Plus PPO
First Health
First Health PPO PPO
Great-West Healthcare (formerly One Health Plan)
Great West POS POS | Great West PPO PPO | Open Access PPO-Open Access PPO-OA
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care (incl NTHN)
HealthSmart PPO PPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO EPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO GEPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
ChoiceCare Concentric Network SmartNet PPO | Humana Medicare Advantage PPO/HMO | Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicare
Medicare
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
Oscar Health Ins Co of Texas EPO
Private Health Care System
Private Health Care System PPO PPO
Scott & White Health Plan
2018 Baylor Scott & White Employee Network | HMO Network - Group | McLane Group Network | PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | PPO Network - Group | TRS - Active Care Participants Network
United HealthCare
Industry Relationships

Physicians who are not employed, contracted with administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health are not required to report relationships and activities with industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry). Information regarding these relationships is therefore not available on this page.However, patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

Background
Education
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Washington University at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Washington University at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, Washington University at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Fellowship: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Washington University at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie
  • Baylor Heart & Vascular Centers, LLP
Reviews(19)
Overall: 4.931
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Sep 4, 2018
Professional, personable.
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Aug 22, 2018
Excellent!
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Jul 24, 2018
was first visit and very impressed
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Jul 17, 2018
Dr Rao was very concerned that I totally understand all about my issue, and how the procedure is preformed and the intended outcome.
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Jul 17, 2018
Wonderful doctor and great bedside manner!Very kind and listened to my concerns.
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Jul 17, 2018
Typical follow-up visit. All were professional and polite.
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Jul 10, 2018
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Jul 10, 2018
Excellent.
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Jun 26, 2018
explained the health issues and possible treatments well.
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Jun 19, 2018
I was treated with some of the finest professionalism and sincerity ever given to me by a care provider. I was extremely comfortable with my Dr.
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Jun 19, 2018
This medical facility and its care provider really represent the term "bedside manners" which are good.
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Jun 13, 2018
very good
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Jun 5, 2018
Very professional and to the point.
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May 15, 2018
This was the first time I saw Dr. Rao. Very pleased with his concerns and answer to my questions.
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Apr 24, 2018
everything was great and went very well, I was treated with courtesy and a lot of concern
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Apr 11, 2018
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Apr 11, 2018
So very pleased! He is so nice, kind and helpful! So easy to understand about what is going on with my heart! Am very grateful for Dr. Rao!!
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Mar 27, 2018
I appreciated how he answered my questions.
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Mar 27, 2018
Very professional - always answers all my questions.
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