About Dr. Ravi Rao
Ravi Rao , MBBS, DNB, FRACS
Minimal Invasive Surgeon, Advanced laparoscopy and Bariatrics
Dr. Ravi Rao is a certified fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He graduated from medical school at Bangalore University of India in 1993. Dr. Rao completed his general surgery residency in India through the Diplomate of National Board Program at St Martha’s Hospital in Bangalore, India in 1998.
Dr. Rao then emigrated to Australia having worked in Launceston and Adelaide before undergoing advanced training in general surgery towards his FRACS in Perth, Western Australia.
Dr Rao in open competition with the American fellows availed a formal fellowship position in Advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatrics through the Fellowship council of USA in Atlanta Medical Center, Georgia. Dr Rao was mentored by renowned Dr Titus Duncan, MD, FACS, in minimal invasive general and weight loss surgery. His bariatric scope of practice includes laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass and revision surgeries. Dr Rao also did a post graduate fellowship in Bariatrics at Gosford NSW.
Dr.Rao is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) and Obesity Surgery Society of Australia & New Zealand (OSSANZ)