Prashanth Rao, MD, FACC, is a cardiologist board-certified in internal medicine. He diagnoses and treats various conditions at Capitol Cardiology Associates in Camp Springs, Lanham, and Laurel, Maryland.
Dr. Rao grew up in Potomac, Maryland, a suburb of Washington D.C. He earned his undergraduate degree in biology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. After graduating, he obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Rao completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. He then furthered his training with a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, focusing on echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and vascular imaging.
When he's not working, Dr. Rao enjoys spending his free time reading, hiking, catching up on politics, and being with family and friends.
Dr. Rao is excited about the opportunity to work with both new and existing patients.