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Dr. Veena Rao, MD

Ophthalmology*
5.0 (2)
Map Pin Small Matthews, NC
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Veena Rao, MD

Dr. Veena Rao, MD is an Ophthalmologist in Matthews, NC. They graduated from yale University and is affiliated with Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Rao an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Rao works at Practice in Matthews, NC with other offices in Boston, MA and Monroe, NC. 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.

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Dr. Rao's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates PA
    724 Aubrey Bell Dr, Matthews, NC 28105 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (704) 295-3550
    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
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear
    243 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 573-3670
  3. 3
    Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates PA
    1632 E Roosevelt Blvd, Monroe, NC 28112 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (704) 295-3725
    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
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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  • Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center

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Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
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Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
Tear Duct Surgery
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1134410186
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Duke University School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • yale University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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