Banner Cancer Center Specialists - Medical Oncology  


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I believe that no matter the circumstance, as caregivers we can offer hope and support, and educate patients how they can participate in their own care.

Santosh Rao, MD

Lung Cancer, Medical Oncology, Head and Neck Cancer, Integrative Oncology

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
2946 E. Banner Gateway Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85234
Phone: (480) 256-6444
Fax: (480) 256-4607


A graduate of University of Michigan, Dr. Santosh Rao completed his residency and internship at University of California in San Diego.

Dr. Rao, Medical Director of Integrative Medicine, specializes in Medical Oncology, Breast Oncology and Integrative Oncology. He wants to help those with cancer or at high risk of developing cancer, to work together to confront this disease.

Interests and Activities:
I enjoy hiking, travelling, aikido, yoga, football and basketball.

Medical School:
University of Michigan

University of California, San Diego

University of California, San Diego

Fellowship/Post Graduate Training:
Hematology and Oncology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center; Integrative Medicine, Univeristy of Arizona, Tucson

Board Certification:
Medicine, American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine (ABIHM)

Specializing in the following Diseases, Conditions, Procedures:
Medical Oncology, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Thoracic Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer and Integrative Oncology

Partial Hindi, Spanish, Kannada

Practicing Since:
July 2000
Banner Cancer Center Specialists - Medical Oncology
2946 E. Banner Gateway Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 256-6444
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