Adupa Rao, MD

Pulmonology, Transplant Surgery
Accepting New Patients


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1510 San Pablo St. HC1 - Suite 514 Ste 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Provider Details

Languages Spoken
English, Telugu
About Adupa Rao, MD
Dr. Rao attended the University of Southern California as an undergraduate before returning to his native India for medical school. After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Rao was welcomed back to USC and completed an internship, a residency and two fellowships at the LAC+USC Medical Center. An expert in Cystic Fibrosis, Dr. Rao has taught several courses to medical students on understanding the disease and is the Associate Director of the Keck School of Medicine's Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program. Dr. Rao's research activities include lung transplantation and Cystic Fibrosis: Testosterone, Rate of PFT Decline. He has also been a distinguished lecturer on Sarcoidosis and created a DVD produced by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation titled Looking Ahead: Transition for Pediatric to Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patient Care.
I provide care in a collaborative way to ensure we reach optimal care. 


  • Pulmonology
  • Transplant Surgery
Areas of Focus
Academic Title
Clinical Associate Professor (Clinician Educator)

Insurances Accepted

Note: Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted.

Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Kern Health Systems
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Interplan
  • MultiPlan
  • Health Net
  • NEXT
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Pacificare
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • Medicare
  • USC Network
  • Blue Shield of California
  • First Health
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Marian Health Services
  • Brand New Day
  • Watchtower
  • GEHA
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • United Healthcare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Aetna
  • Private Health Care Systems

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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