Dr. Ravi Rao is an interventional cardiologist who specializes in the innovative therapies to relieve blockages in the heart and blood vessels throughout the body. His primary interests are in advanced peripheral vascular procedures such as endovascular aneurysm repairs and transradial coronary interventions.
Dr. Ravi Rao started his education at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL where he received his Bachelors in Science and his Medical Degree. His education continued at Brown University in Rhode Island for Cardiology training and commenced at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard University for his Interventional Cardiology fellowship. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Vascular Ultrasound.
Dr. Ravi Rao derives great personal satisfaction from educating his patients and medical personnel regarding prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Along with his brother, Dr. Surya Rao, he saw a need and an opportunity to bring state of the art cardiac care to patients in north Brevard County. He believes in community involvement and is active in multiple local organizations. Dr. Ravi Rao believes that his professional and personal life goals are coexistent and centered around serving the needs of the people of Brevard County. Dr. Ravi Rao’s family includes his loving wife and partner Sudha Talluri-Rao and two beautiful daughters, Shanti and Meera Rao.
- Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
- Doctor of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Post-Graduate Training, Internship & Residency
- Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.
- Cardiology fellowship, Brown University, Rhode Island
- Interventional Cardiology fellowship, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
- Harvard Medical School Boston, MA
- Cardiovascular Diseases
- Interventional Cardiology
- Nuclear Medicine
- Vascular Ultrasound