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Dr. Kamalakar Rao, MD

Cardiology*
3.6 (25)
Map Pin Small Fort Pierce, FL
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Kamalakar Rao, MD

Dr. Kamalakar Rao, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Fort Pierce, FL. They specialize in Cardiology, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease. They graduated from YOGA COLLEGE OF INDIA and is affiliated with HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Rao an average 3.6 star rating.

Dr. Rao works at Florida Heart Center in Fort Pierce, FL with other offices in Port St Lucie, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Lipid Disorders, Hyperlipidemia and Mitral Valve Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Humana as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Rao's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Florida Heart Center
    1900 Nebraska Ave Ste 9, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (772) 264-4754
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    Florida Heart Center
    1801 SE Hillmoor Dr Ste C-201, Port St Lucie, FL 34952 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospital’s primary service area. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (772) 404-3157
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
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    Florida Heart Center
    1631 NW Saint Lucie West Blvd Ste 102, Port St Lucie, FL 34986 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals, have not paid a fee, are credentialed to perform the service you have requested and are accepting new patients in their practice. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospital’s primary service area. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (561) 484-5591

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Lipid Disorders
Hyperlipidemia
Mitral Valve Disease
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Cardiomyopathy
Chest Pain
Hypertension
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Peripheral Edema
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Flutter
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Heart Palpitations
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Systolic Heart Failure
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioversion, Elective
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Ankle Disorders
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arteriovenous Fistula
Atrial Septal Defect
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Benign Heart Tumors
Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Block
Heart Murmur
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Long QT Syndrome
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Noninfective Endocarditis
Orthostatic Hypotension
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Second Degree Heart Block
Septal Defect
Sinus Tachycardia
Systemic Vasculitis
Third Degree Heart Block
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Typical Atrial Flutter
Unstable Angina
Venous Compression
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Vitamin D Deficiency
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Arrhythmia Screening
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
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    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Humana
    • Premera Blue Cross
    • Sunshine Health
    • WellCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    3.6
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    Based on 25 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1174516017
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • YOGA COLLEGE OF INDIA
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiovascular Disease
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Kamalakar Rao, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Rao is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Rao accepts Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Humana, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Rao has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Rao has seen patients for Lipid Disorders, Hyperlipidemia and Mitral Valve Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Rao on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    25 patients have reviewed Dr. Rao. The overall rating for this provider is 3.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rao.

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