Dr. Girish Sadashiva Rao MD, Family Practitioner

Dr. Girish Sadashiva Rao MD

Internist

7700 Old Branch Ave Suite B201 Clinton MD, 20735

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Girish S. Rao, MD, is a well-versed internist who diagnoses and treats patients at Southern Maryland Medical Group, LLC, in Greenbelt, Clinton, and Camp Springs, MD. Furthermore, he has staff memberships at Doctors Community Hospital, MedStar Family Choice, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, and Right Weight Center. Dr. Girish S. Rao has an impressive professional journey that spans fourteen years. He has expanse knowledge and expertise in the management of diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol. He emphasizes the model of Preventative Medicine by utilizing age and gender appropriate screening tools to detect and treat early signs of disease. Dr. Rao strongly encourages his patients to serve as active participants in their healthcare at whatever level they feel comfortable and provides them with the knowledge they need to make well-informed decisions for their future, states the official website of Southern Maryland Medical Center.

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Education and Training

St. George’s University School of Medicine Medical Degree 2002

Board Certification

Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

Provider Details

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Areas of expertise and specialization

hypertensiondiabeteshigh cholesterol

Awards

  • Top Doctor 2016 Washingtonian Magazine 

Hospital Affiliations

  • MedStar Family Choice
  • Doctors Community Hospital
  • Right Weight Medical Center

Dr. Girish Sadashiva Rao MD's Practice location

Dr. Glenn Edgecombe, MD

7700 Old Branch Ave Suite B201 -
Clinton, MD 20735
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New patients: 301-868-0150
Fax: 301-868-0243

Southern Maryland Medical Group

5801 Allentown Road Suite 400 -
Camp Springs, MD 20746
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New patients: 301-868-0150

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Get to know Internist, Girish S. Rao, MD, who serves patients in Camp Springs, Clinton, and Greenbelt, MD

Dr. Girish S. Rao is an established internist who is currently seeing patients at Southern Maryland Medical Group LLC with offices in Camp Springs, Clinton, and Greenbelt, MD. He can also be found on staff at Right Weight Medical Center, Doctors Community Hospital, and MedStar Family Choice. With fourteen years of experience in the healthcare arena, Dr. Girish S. Rao displays a special interest in the management of hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol.

Dr. Girish S. Rao is a 2002-graduate of St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, where he received his medical degree. His postgraduate training includes his three-year internal medicine residency at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey. Dr. Rao served on the Graduate Medical Education committee and was Chief Resident at Cooper University Hospital. Board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Rao was listed in the Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Doctors in 2016.

Prior to completing his medical degree, Dr. Girish S. Rao obtained an undergraduate degree in public health studies at Johns Hopkins University. He then pursued his Master of health Sciences degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland. Outside his practice, he enjoys playing tennis, spending time with his family and friends, and listening to music.

Additional Information

Girish S. Rao, MD, is a Leading Internist with Southern Maryland Medical Group LLC in Greenbelt, Clinton, and Camp Springs, MD

Girish S. Rao, MD, is a well-versed internist who diagnoses and treats patients at Southern Maryland Medical Group, LLC, in Greenbelt, Clinton, and Camp Springs, MD. Furthermore, he has staff memberships at Doctors Community Hospital, MedStar Family Choice, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, and Right Weight Center. Dr. Girish S. Rao has an impressive professional journey that spans fourteen years. He has expanse knowledge and expertise in the management of diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol. “He emphasizes the model of ‘Preventative Medicine’ by utilizing age and gender appropriate screening tools to detect and treat early signs of disease. Dr. Rao strongly encourages his patients to serve as active participants in their healthcare at whatever level they feel comfortable and provides them with the knowledge they need to make well-informed decisions for their future,” states the official website of Southern Maryland Medical Center. For more information about Dr. Girish S. Rao, please visit https://www.smmgmd.com/providers.html.

Girish S. Rao, MD, attended St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, and received his medical degree in 2002. Then, he served his internship and internal medicine residency at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey (2002-2005). At Cooper University Hospital, he served both as a Chief Resident and a member of the hospital's Graduate Medical Education committee. In addition, Dr. Rao received board certification in internal medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine. In addition to his medical degree, he holds an undergraduate degree in public health studies acquired at Johns Hopkins University and a Master of health Sciences degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology received at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland. In 2016, he was published among the Washingtonian Magazine's Top Doctors. He dedicates his spare time to playing tennis, family and friends, and listening to music. For more information about Dr. Girish S. Rao, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/117243-Girish-Rao-internist-Clinton-MD-20735.

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