Arpit Rao

Arpit Rao, MD


Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • University of Minnesota Physicians
  • Fairview

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Fairview Lakes Medical Center
  • Fairview Northland Medical Center
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

It is my privilege to provide the latest, best-possible care to my patients. I strongly believe in the holistic patient care philosophy of treating a person as a whole, and paying attention not only to the disease, but the biological, social, and psychological aspects as well.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Clinical Trials including Phase I and II trials
  • Genitourinary Oncology (prostate, testicular, kidney, bladder, adrenal and rare tumors)
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Quality Improvement

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, India


  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR


  • Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center, Albuquerque, NM

Other Education

  • MBBS - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Recognition and Leadership


  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association

Academic Information

Assistant Professor