Narsing A. Rao, MD

Anterior Segment Diseases, Retina and Vitreous Diseases, Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, Uveitis, Optical Coherence Tomography, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Macular Degeneration, Ophthalmology


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1450 San Pablo St. HC4 - Suite 4400 Ste 4400, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Provider Details

Languages Spoken
English, Hindi
About Narsing A. Rao, MD
Dr. Rao is Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology at the Keck School of Medicine and Director of Uveitis Service. He is involved in the treatment of inflammatory ocular diseases affecting the uveal tract, vitreous, retina and sclera. He has received numerous honors and awards for his research endeavors on ocular inflammatory diseases from Research to Prevent Blindness and the National Institute of Health. He delivered several named lectures including visiting professorship at Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Yale university, Washington university, University of California, San Francisco, University of Paris, France, Moorefields Eye Institute, London, University of Rome, Italy, Tokyo Medical University, Kyushu University in Fukoka , Japan and University of Sydney. Dr. Rao has published over 375 peer reviewed articles in the United States and in international journals, four books on ophthalmic diseases. For his outstanding contributions to Ophthalmology, he was awarded Lorenz E. Zimmerman medal from American Academy of Ophthalmology, Ramon L. Font medal from Pan American Society of Ophthalmology, International Ocular Inflammation Society Award and award from European Vision and Eye Research Association in 2006. Recently he was selected to receive a prestigious international medal, Bietti medal from International Council of Ophthalmology.


  • Anterior Segment Diseases
  • Retina and Vitreous Diseases
  • Pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Uveitis
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Ophthalmology
Areas of Focus

Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation

Academic Title
Grace and Emery Beardsley Professor of Ophthalmology

Insurances Accepted

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  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • NEXT
  • USC Network
  • United Healthcare
  • Health Net
  • Marian Health Services
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Watchtower
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Pacificare
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • GEHA
  • Aetna
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Brand New Day
  • Interplan
  • Medicare

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