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Siddhartha Rao, MD, RPVI

Siddhartha Rao, MD

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Raleigh Office
3324 Six Forks Road, Suite 3324
Raleigh, NC  27609
Office: 919-781-7772

Brier Creek Office
WakeMed Brier Creek Healthplex
8001 T.W. Alexander Drive, Suite 220
Raleigh, NC  27617
Office: 919-350-9640

Garner Office
WakeMed Garner Healthplex
400 U.S. Highway 70 East, Suite 200
Garner, NC  27529
Office: 919-662-5001

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Dr. Rao was born in Hyderabad, India and earned his medical degree from the Jawahar Lal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research in Pondicherry, India.  He completed his residency in internal medicine and his chief medical residency at Wayne State University in Detroit and worked for the state of North Carolina for four years.  He most recently completed a cardiovascular fellowship and an interventional cardiology fellowship at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH).

Dr. Rao is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology. He is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI), which validates his clinical expertise fundamental to vascular sonography interpretation, and recognizes the skills and knowledge required for making consistent and reliable diagnoses in vascular disease. He has received multiple honors and awards, including an Outstanding Faculty Award and Gems of Service Award while working for the state of NC. Dr. Rao has published articles in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology and Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology (PACE). His areas of focus in clinical practice include coronary and peripheral interventions along with radiofrequency ablation of venous disease and mechanical thrombectomy of acute deep venous thrombosis .

Dr. Rao, his wife and son live in Cary.

Specialties Include:

  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Peripheral Arterial
  • Venous Disease