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Sharon Nazareth Rao, MD

Internal Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Choice POS II
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare - Access PPO
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FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
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FirstCare - CHIP
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FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
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FirstCare - Select HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
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FirstCare - STAR
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
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.
Background
Education
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Tufts University--School Of Medicine (2013)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Louisiana State University Medical Center (New Orleans) (2010)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Nov 13, 2019, Sharon Nazareth Rao, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(167)
Overall: 4.9*
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Feb 23, 2020
Dr.Rao is very attentive to my concerns and always so pleasant and warm the moment she enters the room !
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Feb 14, 2020
very good
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Feb 11, 2020
Caring, knowledgeable,
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Feb 4, 2020
She's a very caring doctor and listens to your concerns
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Jan 11, 2020
very good listener, very caring, very helpful
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Jan 11, 2020
I love Dr. Rao!
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Jan 9, 2020
Dr. Rao and her staff are always very friendly, efficient and helpful. I have recommended her to some of my friends. she is very good about following up with me after any tests I have had. Excellent doctor.
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Jan 9, 2020
I really like everything about Dr. Roa
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Jan 9, 2020
Love Dr. Rao and her nursing assistant. Great care, and concern!
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Jan 8, 2020
very caring
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Jan 7, 2020
Dr. Rao is caring, empathetic, gentle explains news you don't want to hear (prediabetic), and ways to work through the health concern.
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Jan 7, 2020
listens and fully explains
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Jan 4, 2020
I'm very satisfied with Dr Rao as my primary physician. professional and caring approach
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Dec 27, 2019
Dr. Rao is the best! She shows care and concern for solving my issues with my current health condition. She is kind and considerate.
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Dec 26, 2019
Dr. Rao is a very good listener and understanding
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Dec 21, 2019
I love my doctor. She's very thorough and explained everything about my health problems. Also responded to my email quickly.
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Dec 17, 2019
Dr. Rao is an excellent doctor. She listens to what you have to say.
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Dec 12, 2019
she is an excellent internist
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Dec 8, 2019
I love D. Rao, she is the very best. She really listens to your concerns and truly cares about your health and well being. In my almost 70 years I consider the best I've ever had.
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Dec 7, 2019
she's the best!
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Dec 7, 2019
Very efficient and caring
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Nov 28, 2019
Dr Rao is a great doctor. Just love her.
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Nov 26, 2019
Dr. Rao is by far the best provider I have had over the past 48 years of my life!!
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Nov 26, 2019
Dr. Rao really cares
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Nov 18, 2019
Dr. Rao is absolutely the most phenomenal physician that my wife and I have ever had. Dr. Rao has this unique ability to sit and listen to our issues and quickly recommends the best possible course of action. Dr. Rao is a brilliant physician and is blessed with abundance of patience to deal with patients like us. Truly a brilliant and phenomenally talented doctor!!
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Nov 18, 2019
I appreciate Dr. Rao's care and feel I receive excellent care and concern.
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Nov 18, 2019
Dr. Rao is very compassionate and caring
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Nov 18, 2019
She really took a lot of time with me, which I very much appreciated.
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Nov 16, 2019
wonderful doctor
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Nov 13, 2019
I appreciate the care and concern shown by Dr. Rao
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Nov 12, 2019
Dr. Rao is knowledgeable, kind, and communicates clearly and concisely. Her concern for my health and its impact on my quality of life today and in the future are what drives all our interactions. I am confident in her advice and guidance.
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Nov 10, 2019
I think Dr Rao is a very good clinician. She also listens.
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Nov 7, 2019
Dr. Rao was very concerned about my condition. She is very thorough and very polite. This was my second visit with her. The treatment I received yesterday helped me immensely. She is a great doctor.
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Nov 7, 2019
Dr Rao is very caring, compassionate and thorough.
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Nov 2, 2019
super good.
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Nov 1, 2019
awesome, caring and very concerned about me.
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Oct 31, 2019
she is awesome. always concerned about me care
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Oct 29, 2019
Love Dr Rao
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Oct 29, 2019
Dr Rao is knowledgable, efficient, thoughtful and caring, addressing every concern. She is a valuable asset to S&W and a wonderful doctor.
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Oct 28, 2019
thank you
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Oct 26, 2019
I feel very confident in knowledge and service provided by Dr. Rao. Great doctor-patient comfortable atmosphere to communicate any medical health issues.
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Oct 26, 2019
Dr. Rao was excellent. kind,very easy to communicate, explaining,answering all questions, giving us the best possible care
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Oct 25, 2019
Dr Rao has been my PCP for a few years now and I trust her and her capability to care for my health. She is very professional and so is her staff.
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Oct 24, 2019
Dr. Rao was caring, informative and spent all the time I needed.
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Oct 17, 2019
Great
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Oct 17, 2019
Excellent interaction with all who spoke with me.
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Oct 16, 2019
I love Dr Rao. She has excellent bedside manners and her male nurse is phenomenal. Great experience! I'm so happy to have found her several years ago. She cares and is extremely knowledgeable and professional. Exactly what I look for in a provider. Thank you for your care, Dr Rao and staff!
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Oct 16, 2019
Dr. Rao is fantastic. As a provider myself, I appreciate her thoroughness and great advice for my health. I recommend her to all my coworkers and friends
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Oct 12, 2019
Excellent. I can't say enough to show my appreciation for Dr. Rao.
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