Rao, Arundathi, MD

Address: 5880 Rand Boulevard, Suite 101, Sarasota, FL 34238
Specialities: Bariatric Surgery Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery General Surgery
Privileges: Sarasota Hospital, Venice Hospital Affiliate Only
Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery
Medical School: Saint George's University School of Medicine
Residency: Morehouse College
Internship: Morehouse College
Fellowship: Celebration Health

Bariatric Surgery Forms

Dr. Rao is a board-certified general surgeon, fellowship trained in Bariatric, Minimally Invasive, and Robotic surgery. Her practice provides a comprehensive program to help patients lose weight safely and resolve many of the conditions associated with obesity, including Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, lipid disorders.

Her specialties and practice focus include:

  • Advanced Procedures for Weight Loss
  • da Vinci Assisted Robotic Surgery
  • Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding (Lap banding)
  • Complex Revisions of Previous Bariatric Procedures

For upcoming “Meet the Surgeon” events or Bariatric Support Group meeting dates, visit www.smh.com/calendar.

Dr. Rao is the Director for the Reflux Clinic, an outpatient clinic dedicated to the assessment, management and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), heartburn and esophageal disorders. Call (941) 917-GERD (4373) for an appointment.