Ravi Rao, MD, FACC, FSCAI, is an interventional cardiologist at Heart Care Centers of Florida, with offices in Titusville, New Smyrna Beach, and Merritt Island, Florida. Dr. Rao is board-certified in cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, interventional cardiology, and vascular ultrasound.
Seeing a need for state-of-the-art cardiac care in north Brevard County, Dr. Rao opened Heart Care Centers of Florida with his brother Surya Rao, MD. He takes pride in delivering the highest quality of cardiovascular care through customized treatment plans tailored to patient needs.
Graduating with a Bachelor of Science and his medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Rao continued his cardiology training at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He went on to complete his interventional cardiology fellowship training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts.
At Heart Care Centers of Florida, Dr. Rao specializes in innovative therapies to relieve blockages in the blood vessels and the heart. He has a special interest in advanced peripheral vascular procedures like endovascular aneurysm repair and transradial coronary interventions.
Dr. Rao also enjoys educating both his patients and medical team on the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases. He believes in community involvement and stays active in multiple organizations that assist people throughout Brevard County.
When not serving his patients, Dr. Rao enjoys spending time with his loving wife and partner Sudha and their two beautiful daughters, Shanti and Meera.
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