Education: Karnataka University – Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (Nehru Nagar, India)
Residency: University of Buffalo Graduate Medical and Dental Consortium; VA Medical Center at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY) – Internal Medicine
Residency: Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals (Bombay)
Fellowship: SUNY Buffalo (Buffalo, NY) – Pulmonary/Critical Care and Sleep
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine; Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine
Dr. Rao is medical director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Cayuga Medical Center, which is the only nationally accredited center in our region. The Sleep Disorders Center received its national accreditation status in 2003 from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Rao is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and European Respiratory Society.