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Rakesh Rao, MD

Rakesh Rao, MD

Division Of Newborn Medicine
Male
2006
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - certified
Pediatrics - certified
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

 

  Public transportation available |   Handicap accessible
One Children's Place
NICU 5Th Floor
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.454.2683
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Education

Residency: University of Kentucky Medical Center
Residency: Maulana Azad Medical College
Medical School: University College of Medicine New Delhi

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna HMO/Open Access
Aetna Managed Choice POS
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
Aetna Medicare PPO
Aetna POS/PPO/Choice
Aetna PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Preferred HMO/POS
BCBS of IL HMO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Health Network PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-Medicare
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage - Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry/Coventry One PPO
Essence Advantage & Advantage Plus
First Health
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
Great-West PPO
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
HealthCare USA MC+
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
HFN Inc. PPO
Home State-MC+
Humana Choice PPO - Medicare
Humana Gold Choice PFFS - Medicare
Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare
Humana POS-Medicare
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
Medicaid MO/ Missouri HealthNet
Medicare
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Mercy Health Plan PPO
MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Private Health Care Systems PPO
Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete Choice PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE Dual Complete
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
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Worker's Compensation

Posthemorrhagic ventricular dilatation-impact on early neurodevelopmental outcome.

Srinivasakumar P, Limbrick D, Munro R, Mercer D, Rao R, Inder T, Mathur A.

Am J Perinatol. 2013 Mar;30(3):207-14. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1323581. Epub 2012 Aug 16.

PMID:
22898993
[PubMed - in process]

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor in infants <32 weeks gestational age: correlation with antenatal factors and postnatal outcomes.

Rao R, Mashburn CB, Mao J, Wadhwa N, Smith GM, Desai NS.

Pediatr Res. 2009 May;65(5):548-52. doi: 10.1203/PDR.0b013e31819d9ea5.

PMID:
19190539
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

Outcomes of exomphalos: an institutional experience.

Vachharajani AJ, Rao R, Keswani S, Mathur AM.

Pediatr Surg Int. 2009 Feb;25(2):139-44. doi: 10.1007/s00383-008-2301-y. Epub 2008 Dec 9.

PMID:
19066916
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Neurobehavior of preterm infants at 36 weeks postconception as a function of morphine analgesia.

Rao R, Sampers JS, Kronsberg SS, Brown JV, Desai NS, Anand KJ.

Am J Perinatol. 2007 Oct;24(9):511-7. Epub 2007 Sep 28.

PMID:
17907073
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Intestinal lymphangiectasia presenting as abdominal mass.

Rao R, Shashidhar H.

Gastrointest Endosc. 2007 Mar;65(3):522-3, discussion 523. No abstract available.

PMID:
17321261
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Surgical complications of Salmonella Enteritis.

Rao R, Lowas S, Shashidhar H.

Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2005 Nov-Dec;44(9):767-9. No abstract available.

PMID:
16327962
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Lipid rafts in cytokine signaling.

Rao R, Logan B, Forrest K, Roszman TL, Goebel J.

Cytokine Growth Factor Rev. 2004 Apr-Jun;15(2-3):103-10. Review.

PMID:
15110794
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Lipid rafts, major histocompatibility complex molecules, and immune regulation.

Goebel J, Forrest K, Flynn D, Rao R, Roszman TL.

Hum Immunol. 2002 Oct;63(10):813-20.

PMID:
12368033
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

OxyContin and neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Rao R, Desai NS.

J Perinatol. 2002 Jun;22(4):324-5.

PMID:
12032797
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free Article