Madhuri V. Rao, MD

Madhuri V. Rao, MD

Languages I Speak

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

I feel that being able to take care of fellow human beings is a privilege. I aim to provide my patients with the best care that I can deliver to them. And to do this, I strive to excel in my field with continued learning and research and attention to the needs and wants of patients and their families.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Benign esophageal
  • Benign lung conditions
  • Conditions such as reflux, hiatal hernia and achalasia
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Mesosthelioma

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India


  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY


  • Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2018)
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor - Rising Star" (2019)

Academic Information

Assistant Professor