Harshit Rao, M.D., is a Board-Certified physician specializing in Critical Care, Pulmonary, and Internal Medicine with over 15 years of experience providing health care to patients of all ages. Dr. Rao cares for patients with lung cancer, asthma, pneumonia, hypersensitivities, complicated chest infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and other outpatient pulmonary ailments. Dr. Rao is heavily involved with the treatment of complex, critically ill patients in medical, surgical, neurosurgical, and open-heart recovery units, along with endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), navigational bronchoscopy, cryotherapy, laser therapy, transbronchial biopsies, intubation, and tracheostomy care.
Dr. Rao received his medical degree in Pulmonary and Critical Care from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, along with his degree in Internal Medicine from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Rao also serves in esteemed positions consisting of Regional Medical Director for Envision Healthcare, Questcare Intensivist, Pulmonary and Tele ICU; Physician Leader for DFW Market Thoracic Workgroup; and Cancer Governance Board Member.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Rao enjoys spending time with family and friends and reading a good book, fiction or nonfiction.