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Rao, Arundathi, MD

Additional Credentials: FACS
Fax: (941) 917-4752
Address: 5880 Rand Boulevard, Suite 101, Sarasota, FL 34238
Specialties: Bariatric Surgery Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery General Surgery
American Board Certified: General 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
  • Complex Revisions of Previous Bariatric Procedures

For upcoming “Meet the Surgeon” events or Bariatric Support Group meeting dates, visit

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.