Mohan C. Rao, MD

Specialties: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiology
Languages Spoken: English, Kannada
Accepting New Patients (2 Locations)
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About Me

Credentials and Certifications
Board Certifications
  • 2011, Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • 2016, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • 07/01/2008-06/30/2011, University of Rochester
  • 7/1/11-6/30/13, Strong Memorial Hospital
  • 7/1/2/2002-06/30/2005, Rochester General Hospital
Medical Education
  • 2001, Jawarharlal Nehru Medical College

Dr. Rao's passion is caring for patients with cardiac arrhythmias and medical education. He strives to practice the highest level of patient care, professionalism and leadership through service to my community.  He enjoys teaching and training the next generation of cardiologists to help them become excellent clinicians, serve our diverse communities, contribute to advancements in the field and impart their knowledge to future generations.

Dr. Rao completed medical education at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in Belgaum, India and internal medicine residency at Rochester General Hospital. He worked at Rochester General Hospital as a hospitalist while completing his NIH postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Rochester, in which he studied the role of hypoxia response in myocardial cells and smooth muscle cell tissue factors in arterial thrombosis. Dr. Rao then continued his cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology fellowship at the University of Rochester.  He worked in private practice cardiology and EP before joining the Sands Constellation Heart Institute as an Electrophysiologist. Pursing his passion in medical education, he founded the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program and currently serves as the Program Director.

Personal Interests

In Dr. Rao's personal time, he enjoys playing and watching tennis and spending time with family. He is also passionate about learning ancient Indian philosophy and the preservation of ancient manuscripts.

Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Kannada



Conditions and Treatments
  • Boston Scientific Watchman
  • Cardiac Watchman
  • Cardiology Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology Syncope
  • Cardiology Watchman
  • Left atrial appendage
  • Watchman
  • Watchman Blood Thinner
  • Watchman device cost
  • Watchman for afib
  • Watchman LAAC
  • Watchman procedure
  • Watchman vs Eliquis

Locations and Directions

Main Location Sands Constellation Heart Institute - MOB 1415 Portland Ave
Ste 350
Rochester, NY 14621
Office Phone: (585) 442-5320
Driving Directions Accepting New Patients
Sands Constellation Heart Institute - Clifton 2 Coulter rd
Suite 2750
Clifton springs, NY 14432
Office Phone: (315) 318-0276
Driving Directions Accepting New Patients

Insurance Plans Accepted

  • Aetna Healthcare
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan
  • Beacon Health (Value Options) Behavioral Health
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Corvel (formerly CareIQ)
  • ElderONE
  • Emblem Health
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Fidelis Care Medicare Plans
  • First Niagara Business Works (Key Insurance)
  • Highmark BCBS
  • Independent Health Commercial/Medicare
  • Lifetime Benefits (RMSCO)
  • Magnacare
  • Martin 's Point (US Family Health Plan)
  • Medicare
  • MetraComp
  • Molina Healthcare Plans
  • Multi Plan
  • MVP Healthcare
  • NY Medicaid
  • OneCall Medical
  • Pomco
  • The Empire Plan (United HealthCare)
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Healthcare
  • Veterans Administration (VA)
  • Wellcare of NY / Today 's Option

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