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Dr. Neelima Rao, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.2 (9)
Map Pin Small Little Rock, AR
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Neelima Rao, MD

Dr. Neelima Rao, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Little Rock, AR. They graduated from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and is affiliated with CHI St. Vincent Infirmary. Patients rated Dr. Rao an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Rao works at CHI St. Vincent Gastroenterology Clinic - Little Rock in Little Rock, AR. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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
    CHI St. Vincent Gastroenterology Clinic - Little Rock
    417 N University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (501) 712-3811
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:30

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Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
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Abdominal Pain
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Dysphagia
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hemorrhoids
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Nausea
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pharyngitis
Vomiting Disorders
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Celiac Disease
Cirrhosis
Congenital Achalasia
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
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Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
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Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis C
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Ulcer
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Megacolon
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Pancreatitis
Pernicious Anemia
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Ulcer
Reflux Esophagitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    • Aetna
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    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan

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    Ratings & Reviews

    3.2
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    About Dr. Neelima Rao, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1992929152
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
    Medical Education

    Hospital Affiliations

    • CHI St. Vincent Infirmary

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Neelima 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.

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    Dr. Rao works at CHI St. Vincent Gastroenterology Clinic - Little Rock in Little Rock, AR. View the full address on Dr. Rao’s profile.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Rao. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rao.

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