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Dr. Llewelyn Rao, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery*
4.2 (27)
Map Pin Small Mentor, OH
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20 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Llewelyn Rao, MD

Dr. Llewelyn Rao, MD is a Vitreoretinal Disease Specialist in Mentor, OH. They specialize in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery, has 20 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and is affiliated with University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. Dr. Rao, completed a residency at University Hospital Case Western. Patients rated Dr. Rao an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Rao works at Retina Associates Of Cleveland, Inc. in Mentor, OH with other offices in Warren, OH, Elyria, OH, Brecksville, OH, Avon, OH, Strongsville, OH, Westlake, OH, Middleburg Heights, OH, Beachwood, OH and Lorain, OH. They frequently treat conditions like Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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
    Retina Associates Of Cleveland
    9485 Mentor Ave Ste 110, Mentor, OH 44060 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (440) 205-4444
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Retina Associates Of Cleveland
    170 North Rd Ne, Warren, OH 44483 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (330) 856-2238
    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
    Saturday
    09:00 - 14:00
  3. 3
    Cleveland Eye Clinic
    1180 E Broad St, Elyria, OH 44035 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (440) 366-6969
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    08:00 - 12:00
    Sunday
    Closed
  4. 4
    Cleveland Eye Clinic
    7001 S Edgerton Rd # B, Brecksville, OH 44141 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (440) 526-1974
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  5. 5
    Cleveland Eye Clinic
    36991 American Way, Avon, OH 44011 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (440) 934-5816
  6. 6
    Strongsville office
    17534 Royalton Rd, Strongsville, OH 44136 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (440) 238-8900
  7. 7
    Westlake office
    4350 Crocker Rd Ste 200, Westlake, OH 44145 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (440) 835-0060
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    08:00 - 13:00
  8. 8
    Retina Associates of Cleveland, Inc.
    15299 Bagley Rd Ste 200, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (440) 663-0022
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    08:00 - 13:00
  9. 9
    Retina Associates Of Cleveland
    24075 COMMERCE PARK, Beachwood, OH 44122 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (216) 831-5700
    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    Closed
    Thursday
    Closed
    Friday
    Closed
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  10. 10
    Retina Associates of Cleveland, Inc.
    6100 S Broadway Ste 200, Lorain, OH 44053 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (440) 233-6100
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    08:00 - 13:00

Hospital Affiliations
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  • University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Treatment frequency



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.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chorioretinal Scars
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Disorder of Choroid
Floaters
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Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinoschisis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Drusen
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Hypertensive Retinopathy
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Ischemia
Retinal Telangiectasia
Serous Detachment Retina
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Accommodation Disorders
Acquired Coloboma
Astigmatism
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Dystrophy
Choroidal Hemorrhage Rupture
Congenital Nystagmus
Conjunctiva Cyst
Corneal Erosion
Diabetic Eye Disease
Dislocation of Lens
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Ectropion of Eyelid
Entropion
Esotropia
Exotropia
Eye Melanoma
Eye Pain
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Eyeball Contusion
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Herpetic Keratitis
Hordeolum
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Keratoconus
Macular Pucker
Magnetic Retained Intraocular Foreign Body
Marfan Syndrome
Mechanical Strabismus
Night Blindness
Ophthalmoplegia
Optic Papillitis
Paralytic Strabismus
Photokeratitis
Posterior Scleritis
Presbyopia
Retina Diseases
Retinal Artery Occlusion
Retinal Detachment
Retinal Hemangioma
Retinal Tear
Retinal Vasculitis
Retinoblastoma
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retrobulbar Neuritis
Staphyloma Posticum
Strabismus
Stye
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Sympathetic Uveitis
Uveitis
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Anterior Vitrectomy
B-Scan Ultrasound
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Cornea Surgery
Diabetic Eye Exam
Eye Surgery
Eye Test
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Farnsworth Lantern Test
Fluorscein Angiography
Glaucoma Surgery
Injection Therapy
Iridotomy
Iris Biopsy
Laser Surgery
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Repair of Retinal Detachment
Retina and Vitreous Surgery
Retinal Laser Surgery
Retinal Surgery
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
Vitrectomy
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    4.2
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    Based on 27 ratings
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    About Dr. Llewelyn Rao, MD

    Specialties*
    • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 20 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1518165448
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • New York Eye & Ear Inf
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Hospital Case Western
    Residency
    Internship
    • Forest Park Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • St Louis University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Rao has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Rao works at Retina Associates Of Cleveland, Inc. in Mentor, OH with other offices in Warren, OH, Elyria, OH, Brecksville, OH, Avon, OH, Strongsville, OH, Westlake, OH, Middleburg Heights, OH, Beachwood, OH and Lorain, OH. View the full addresses on Dr. Rao’s profile.

    Dr. Rao has seen patients for Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration, 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.

    27 patients have reviewed Dr. Rao. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rao.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Rao, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Rao appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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