Dr. Rao is a Board-Certified Pediatrician since 1985, with the emphasis on Allergy, Newborn Care and Preventive Pediatrics. Dr. Rao did his residency at Newark Children’s Hospital from 1976 – 1978. He had continued his pediatrics practice in South Carolina from 1978 to 2016 and moved to North Carolina in 2016. Dr. Rao has been working with children for a very long time and received numerous awards including “Physician of the Year 1999” award while at South Carolina. He received a Cash Grant from American Academy of Pediatrics to work on “Kids with Obesity”. That project is still being continued even in his absence.