Veluvolu Rao, MD - Internal Medicine - Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

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Veluvolu Rao, MD

Specialties: Internal Medicine
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Accepting new patients.


Clinical Interests

  • High Blood Pressure/Hypertension
  • Lipid Management/Abnormality
  • Diabetes Management and Prevention
  • Smoking/Tobacco Cessation
  • Arthritis
  • Heart Disease

Meet Dr. Rao


  • English
  • Telugu


  • St. Francis


  • Medical School
    1973 Guntur Medical College, Andra Pradesh, India
  • Residency
    1977 University of Wisconsin-Sinai Samaritan Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


  • Internal Medicine

Additional Practice Notes

Dr. Veluvolu Rao has been recognized by the Diabetes Recognition Program of The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for providing quality care to his patients with diabetes.

Patient Reviews

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March 15, 2017
I see Dr. Rao every six mos. for check up. Diabetes
March 07, 2017
the old office w/o lab tech would be the only reason I wouldn't recommend
March 04, 2017
No complaints
February 27, 2017
Dr. Rao has always been gentle and kind. His exams are thorough, and I always understand what he expects of me.
February 20, 2017
Dr. Rao is very dedicated to his patients and is a caring physician. Thank You!
February 03, 2017
my primary dr was dr Frankowski, who recently retired. I have seen dr Rao only twice and I like him very much. he is easy to talk to and seems to be very caring.
January 23, 2017
Dr. Rao always talks to me about my health and I learn from him each visit. This helps me follow through with my care at home.
January 09, 2017
top notch doctor!
December 26, 2016
Hope Dr Rao stays around for a long time I like him very much He is always willing to listen and is always ready to help
December 26, 2016
I absolutely love Dr Rao!! He takes the time with me and listens to my concerns!! I can call him anytime and he will always call back and again listen to my concerns!! Great Dr
November 18, 2016
very good
November 14, 2016
Had a concern about a Prescription medication. The benefit of the medication was explained, but did not explore if the need for the prescription still was relevent, or current. Overall, the care and concern is good.
November 05, 2016
Dr. Rao is an excellent Dr. He is very knowledgeable. Extremly prompt at returning phone calls as well as labs. and test results.
October 10, 2016
great doctor
September 06, 2016
Dr.Rao is always the best, He always listen all you problems and taking a good care with it. Very polite and care.
July 27, 2016
This was my first visit with this doctor, whom I chose to take the place of my doctor who is retiring. First appointment went well. Seems like a nice, caring doctor.
July 10, 2016
He's an excellent DR. and very caring.
May 16, 2016
VK Rao is a fantastic, caring physician!
April 30, 2016
Dr. Rao was able to recommend medication for my problems that wouldn't harm or work against other organs in my body. I'm very impressed with Dr, Rao.
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