Dr. Chethana Rao
Dr Chethana Rao, MD is an exceptional, compassionate and diligent internal medicine and primary care physician serving the Fairfax Virginia area for the past 20 years. She is highly respected by her colleagues and well loved and regarded by her patients
Dr. Rao trained in internal medicine at the University of Tennessee medical center and at the Penn-State Geisinger medical center. She graduated at the top of her medical school class in Bangalore University and Research center with several honors. She was awarded the Gold Medal by the University for her accomplishments.
She is the director of Prima Medicine which is part of the Privia Medical Group. The Prima medicine team includes Dr. Harneet (Rikki) Kohli MD, who is a board certified internist and certified nurse practitioners Surin Rodino and Rena Kalter. Dr. Rao is affiliated with Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and is a member of American College of Physicians and the Virginia Chapter of AAPI.
Dr. Rao is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Her staff are caring and responsive and can speak fluent English, Spanish, Korean, Hindi, Tagalog and Kannada. Dr. Rao treats a range of medical conditions and prides herself on delivering state of the art, evidence based care in a receptive environment.
Diabetes, Headache Management, Hypertension, Chronic Diseases, Preventive Medical Care, Corporate Medical Services
AFFILIATIONS and AWARDS
2018 Washingtonian Top Doctor, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) Member, American College of Physicians (ACP) Virginia Chapter Member; Hospital Affiliations with Inova Fair Oaks and Inova Fairfax