Rajeev Rao, M.D.

Rajeev Rao, M.D.

Dr. Rajeev Rao is a general surgeon who is currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychobiology from the University of Miami, which he earned Cum Laude in 1993. The surgeon received his medical degree from the highly ranked University of Miami in 1997 and completed a 5-years residency in General Surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital and a Vascular Surgery fellowship at the University of Southern California. Dr. Rajeev Rao has published extensively in the field of vascular surgery and among his greatest academic contributions are "Current endovascular management of atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis", "Basilic vein transposition fistula: a good option for maintaining hemodialysis access site options?", and "Endovascular management of iliac vein occlusive disease". He is certified in General Surgery and in Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He has over 20 years of professional experience and over these years, the surgeon has been the recipient of numerous awards, such as the Alpha Omega Alpha. Furthermore, Dr. Rajeev Rao is a distinguished member of multiple associations, including the Society for Vascular Surgery. Before practicing in California, he had a medical license for Florida.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • HealthNet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine




Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System General Surgery


University of Southern California - Vascular Surgery Fellowship

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Society for Vascular Surgery Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Publications & Media