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Vijaya Rao, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Vijaya Rao, MD, cares for patients with a variety of digestive diseases, and specializes in celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer screening, and gastroenterologic issues in women. She researches the ethical implications of invasive procedures and clinical trials.

Dr. Rao serves as the director of student and resident rotations for the section and assists with implementation of the ethics curriculum for gastroenterology fellows.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Center for Advanced Care at South Loop
1101 S. Canal Street
Suite 201 and 202
Chicago, IL 60607

Year Started Practice

2011

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology (board eligible)

Medical School

Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago

Residency

Loyola University Medical Center

Fellowships

The University of Chicago Medicine (gastroenterology)
The University of Chicago (clinical medical ethics)

Memberships

American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Language Spoken

English

Email

vijaya.rao@uchospitals.edu

Office Phone

(773) 702-1774

Office Fax

(773) 702-0795

Office Postal Address

Vijaya Rao, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4076
Chicago, IL 60637

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Rao's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.