Main Location: 1180 N Indian Canyon Drive, E319, Palm Springs, CA 92262-4809
Second Location: 41-990 Cook Street, Building G. Ste 601, Palm Desert, CA 92211
 
 
 
 
Desert Heart Physicians
 
PALM SPRINGS 760-325-1203
PALM DESERT 760-360-4446
 
 
 
 
 
 

Narasimha P. Rao, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Business Address:

1180 N. Indian Canyon #E-319, Palm Springs, CA 92262, (760) 325-1203
41-990 Cook Street, Bldg. G, Suite 601, Palm Desert, CA 92211, (760) 360-4446

Education

Pre-Medical Education:
School: Lutheran multi-purpose school, Guntur, A.P., India
Dates Attended: May 1961 to April 1968
Medical Education:
School: Guntur Medical College, Guntur, A.P., India
Dates Attended: September 1968 to November 1974
Date of Graduation: January 7,1976
E.C.F.M.G. Certificate Number: 244/392/7

Clinical Experience

INTERNSHIPS
1. Hospital: Government General Hospital, Guntur, A.P., India
Type: Compulsory Rotating. (Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, E.N.T., OB/GYN, Orthopedics,
Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Preventive Medicine)
Dates: January 7, 1975 to January 6, 1976
2. Hospital: Perth Amboy General Hospital Office of the Chairman, Department of Medicine 530
New Brunswick Avenue Perth Amboy, New Jersey 0861 (201) 442-3700
Type: Flexible Internship. (Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics)
Dates: July 1977 to June 1978
RESIDENCIES
1. Hospital: Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India
Type: General Surgery
Dates: July 1976 to January 1977
2. Hospital: St. Francis Medical Center Department of Internal Medicine 601 Hamilton Avenue
Trenton, New Jersey 08629 (609) 599-5000
Type: Internal Medicine
Dates: July 1978 to June 1980
FELLOWSHIP
1. Hospital: Wayne State University
Graduate Medical Education University Health Center
4201 St. Antoine, 9B Detroit, Michigan 48201 (303) 577-1353
Type: Cardiology
Dates: July 1980 to June 1982
 

Hospital Affiliation

 
Desert Regional Medical Center
Medical Staff Office
1150 N. Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 323-6158
Date of Appointment: May 18, 1983

Eisenhower Medical Center
Medical Staff Office
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
(760) 340-3911
Date of Appointment: September 16, 1983
 
Hi-Desert Medical Center
Medical Staff Office
6601 White Feather Road
Joshua Tree, CA 92284
(760) 366-3711
Date of Appointment: October 1991

John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Medical Staff Office
47111 Monroe Street
Indio, CA 92202
(760) 347-6191
Date of Appointment: June 25,1993
 

Medical Staff Appointments

Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine, Desert Hospital, July 1991 - July 1992
Chairman, Department of Medicine, Desert Hospital, July 1992 - July 1995
Chairman, Cardiac Catheterization Committee, Desert Hospital, July 1985 - June 1995
Member, Department of Medicine Advisory Committee, Desert Hospital, July 1986 - July 1995
Chairman, Department of Medicine Peer Review Committee, Desert Hospital, July 1995 - June 1997
Member, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Eisenhower Medical Center, July 1984 - June 1986
Member, Cardiac Cath Committee, JFK Memorial Hospital, January 1996 - Present
Member, Medical Staff Ethics Committee, Hi Desert Medical Center, May 1996 - June 2000
Chairman, Section of Cardiology, Desert Regional Medical Center, July 2002 - June 2004
Chairman, Department of Medicine, July 2004 - June 2006
Chairman, Administrative Affairs Committee, Desert Regional Medical Center, 2006 -2008
 

Licensures and Certificates

American Board of Internal Medicine, September 1985
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty of Cardiovascular Diseases, November 1987
Certified Provider Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Certified Radiography & Fluoroscopy Supervisor and Operator

Administrative Appointments

Chairman, By-Laws Committee, Desert Regional Medical Center, July 2012 - July 2014
Chairman Section of Cardiology, Desert Regional Medical Center, July 2012 - July 2014
Chief of Medical Staff, Desert Regional Medical Center, July 2010 - July 2012
Medical Director, Cardiology, Desert Hospital, June 1991 - April 1996
Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Desert Hospital, 1985 - April 1996

Professional Associations

Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Fellow, American College of International Physicians
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
Member, California Medical Association
Board Member, Local Chapter of American Heart Association, July 1989 - June 1991
Life Member, Desert Hospital Foundation
Member, Palm Springs Desert Museum