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Dr. Durga Rao, MD

Nephrology*
3.7 (6)
Map Pin Small Methuen, MA
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Durga Rao, MD

Dr. Durga Rao, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Methuen, MA. They specialize in Nephrology, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from SRI KRISHNADEVARAYA UNIVERSITY / GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE and is affiliated with Lawrence General Hospital and Holy Family Hospital-Methuen. Dr. Rao, completed a residency at University Hospital SUNY Stony Brook. Patients rated Dr. Rao an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Rao works at Practice in Methuen, MA with other offices in North Andover, MA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Rao's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Fresenius Medical Care of Methuen
    421 Merrimack St, Methuen, MA 01844 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (978) 975-3117
  2. 2
    North Andover Renal Center
    201 Sutton St, North Andover, MA 01845 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (978) 975-1119
  3. 3
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    380R Merrimack St Ste 2C, Methuen, MA 01844 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (978) 689-2500

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  • Lawrence General Hospital
  • Holy Family Hospital-Methuen

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    About Dr. Durga Rao, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Czech and Hindi
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    NPI Number
    • 1770554370
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Hospital SUNY Stony Brook
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • SRI KRISHNADEVARAYA UNIVERSITY / GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
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    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Rao. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rao.

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