View map

Dr. Narsing Rao, MD

Ophthalmologist

Los Angeles, CA

About Dr. Narsing Rao

Dr. Rao is Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology at the Keck School of Medicine and Director of Uveitis Service. He is involved in the treatment of inflammatory ocular diseases affecting the uveal tract, vitreous, retina and sclera. He has received numerous honors and awards for his research endeavors on ocular inflammatory diseases from Research to Prevent Blindness and the National Institute of Health. He delivered several named lectures including visiting professorship at Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Yale university, Washington university, University of California, San Francisco, University of Paris, France, Moorefields Eye Institute, London, University of Rome, Italy, Tokyo Medical University, Kyushu University in Fukoka , Japan and University of Sydney. Dr. Rao has published over 375 peer reviewed articles in the United States and in international journals, four books on ophthalmic diseases. For his outstanding contributions to Ophthalmology, he was awarded Lorenz E. Zimmerman medal from American Academy of Ophthalmology, Ramon L. Font medal from Pan American Society of Ophthalmology, International Ocular Inflammation Society Award and award from European Vision and Eye Research Association in 2006. Recently he was selected to receive a prestigious international medal, Bietti medal from International Council of Ophthalmology.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Osmania Medical College, Doctor of Medicine
  • Mount Saint Mary's Hospital (Internship)
  • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Fellowship in Ophthalmic Pathology
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Residency in Pathology

Awards and publications

  • Dr. Rao was awarded Lorenz E. Zimmerman medal from American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Ramon L. Font medal from Pan American Society of Ophthalmology
  • International Ocular Inflammation Society Award and award from European Vision and Eye Research Association in 2006

Zocdoc awards

Speedy response

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1780702183

Dr. Narsing Rao's office location

Keck Medicine of USC - Ophthalmology

Keck Medicine of USC - Health Sciences Campus

1450 San Pablo St, Ste 4400

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Patient reviews for Dr. Narsing Rao

All reviews have been submitted by patients after seeing the provider. For more information about Zocdoc's review system, check out this FAQ.
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Based on 8 reviews
Sort by:
Most relevant
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner

Phenomenal.

Less than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner

Dr. Rao is the best eye doctor that I have ever had. Wonderful person!

Less than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner

Good.

Less than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner

Pleasant.

Less than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Less than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Less than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Less than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
Overall
Wait time
Bedside manner
Less than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
ZocdocOphthalmologistDr. Narsing Rao, MD