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OB/GYN, Gynecology

Language(s) Spoken

English; Hindi

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

August 2003

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​​​​​​Professional Background 

Dr. Rao graduated magna cum laude from Louisiana State University in New Orleans in 1995, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology with a minor in French. While there, she received the LSU Honors full scholarship and the Chancellor’s Outstanding Senior award. She earned her medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans in 2001. She then moved to Texas, where she completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas in 2003 and also served as chief resident.

Professional Associations 

Dr. Rao is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists; North American Menopausal Society; American Medical Association; Texas Medical Association; and the Harris County Medical Society.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Rao is married and has two children. When not caring for her patients, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and exercising. Most of all, she loves spending time with family and friends.

​Fun Facts

As a child, Dr. Rao dreamed of becoming either an actress or a doctor. Her father told her whatever she chose should be something she loves. With his advice in mind, she decided to become a doctor and hasn't regretted it since.​

Dr. Rao considers herself a foodie. She loves cooking for people and trying new restaurants.​

​I want to listen, educate, and treat each of my patients as if she was my daughter, sister, or mother.



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Awards & Recognitions

Dr. Rao has been recognized by the following prestigious awards:
  • Resident Teaching Award, Baylor University, 2002
  • Resident Research Award, Baylor University, 2003
  • Multiple five-star patient awards, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic