Meet Our Doctor
Dr. Rao, is an Internal Medicine Physician who was born and brought up in India. He owns and operates Ageless Integrated Medicine. His passion is to help patients achieve their best health through the most natural means possible. He is a very compassionate physician who listens to his patients and believes in partnering with them to achieve their Health & Wellness needs.
Story / Dream of becoming a Physician
Dr. Rao’s passion for becoming a Physician began at a rather young age of 7 (Seven) when his father took him to an Anatomy exhibition conducted by his Local Medical School. Intrigued by the display of the Human heart, he asked the medical student in charge of the event if he could hold the heart. Even as a young Child, he ignored the overpowering odor of formalin, and held the Human heart in his gloved hands. At that very moment, he had decided that becoming a Physician would be his life’s long-term Dream.
While growing up in India, his culture and upbringing taught him the importance of Food & its role in determining one’s health. He firmly believes in the saying of Hippocrates “Let Food by thy Medicine”. He firmly believes in the healing power of Turmeric, Ginger, Coconut Oil and the several other spices that he and his family use in their daily Diet. He is passionate about inculcating the same healthy habits in his patients to help promote their Health & Wellness.
Education & Philosophy
Dr. Rao obtained his MD Degree at Mysore Medical College, a prestigious Medical school in India. He was awarded the University’s Gold-Medal during his MD Degree for securing the Highest Score for the entire university. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and was chosen to become Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York.
At Ageless Integrated Medicine, Dr Rao is passionate about helping patients get to their Ideal health through Bio-Identical Hormone replacement therapy, Physician supervised HCG weight loss & other interventions.
Family & Fun
Dr. Rao is married to Veenaa, with two beautiful Children and lives in Mason, Ohio. His Daughter Mekhala is Junior at the University of Pittsburgh and aspires to be a Physician. His Son Atharva is in High school and is a good Tennis player.
Dr Rao is a professional Tennis player. In his spare time, he plays Tennis, enjoys singing and listening to Classical Music, watches movies and Comedy shows particularly Seinfeld.
Life’s Proud Moments
Dr. Rao’s most proud moment was when he was able to help a 51 year old Female lose 28 Pounds of Body fat, get rid of her Medications and promote her long term Health & Wellness.
His Daughter was one of the Top 3 finalists among 3100 participants at the National Academy of Future Physician’s Scholarship Challenge, where she WON a $10,000 award towards Medical school for her Original research project Titled “The Effects of Echinacea against CA-MRSA”.
His Son won his first Tennis Tournament and received his Trophy from the great Roger Federer. At the same time, he had the fortune of having Roger Federer pose for a Photograph with him and his Family.
Dr. Rao won the Young Investigator’s Award at the NASCI-AHA (American Heart Association) on October 8th 2006, for his research titled “Smaller Pulmonary Vein Ostia Area is Associated with Recurrent Arrhythmia Following Pulmonary Venous Antral Isolation for Atrial Fibrillation”.
He was awarded the University’s Gold-Medal during his MD Degree for securing the Highest Score for the entire university
Dr. Rao has done extensive research in Cardiology for 4 years at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, a world-renowned Cardiology Institute. He has written several Book Chapters and has many publications as seen on his CV. Click here to view his complete CV (Opens in a new window).
Dr. Rao is very passionate and committed to continue learning new methods and technologies that can help patients. During this pursuit, he has developed an immense interest in using Stem cell therapy which has been shown to help patients suffering from various Medical conditions including but not limited to chronic arthritis and neurological disorders.
He has obtained extensive training in using PRP for patients with arthritis, and Fat Stem cell harvesting and Injections at the Cedar Stem Cell Institute
Board Certification, Medical Licenses, & Memberships
Dr Rao was Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 2000. He is currently Board Eligible and in the process of Recertification.
He is licensed to practice Medicine in the States of Ohio and Kentucky. He is in the process of obtaining his license in Indiana.
He is a Life Member of AAPI (American Association of Physicians of India)