Arvin Kumar Rao, MD

 

Arvin K. Rao, MD, Professional LLC

South Denver ENT & Allergy, 15 W Dry Creek Circle, Littleton, CO 80120

[email protected], (303) 953-6767

           

Education:

 

Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana

                Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, May 24, 1997

                3.91 grade point average, class rank 2/192

 

University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado

                Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

                132 hours honors

 

West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

                Internship in General Surgery, June 1, 2001 to June 30, 2002

                Residency in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2006

                Chief Resident in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2006

 

Medical licenses:

State of Colorado Physician License, April 27, 2006 to April 30, 2019.

West Virginia Board of Medicine license to practice Medicine and Surgery, January 12, 2004 to June 30, 2007.

 

Board Certification:

Board Certified in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, June 1, 2008 to June 1, 2028.

 

Academic Society Memberships and Academic Appointments:

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, elected Member September 20, 2006

American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy, elected Member September 18, 2003

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor, appointed March 1, 2009

Rocky Vista University, Associate Clinical Professor, appointed October 5, 2016

 

Honors and awards:

Frances LeJeune Resident Research Second Prize Award for research presented at the Southern Section meeting of the Triological Society, January 14, 2005

 

Sobisca S. Hall First Prize Award for research presented at West Virginia University Otolaryngology Alumni Conference, June 25, 2005

 

Sobisca S. Hall First Prize Award for research presented at West Virginia University Otolaryngology Alumni Conference, June 5, 2004

 

Robert A. and George C. Schein Resident Research Second Prize Award for research presented at University of Pittsburgh Alumni Conference, March 20, 2004

 

Touma Ear Foundation Third Prize Award for research presented at West Virginia University Otolaryngology Alumni Conference, June 10, 2006

 

Touma Ear Foundation Third Prize Award for research presented at West Virginia University Otolaryngology Alumni Conference, June 28, 2003

 

McGraw-Hill award for commitment to academic excellence as selected by the University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty, May 21, 1998

 

Citation for Academic Excellence awarded by the School of Medicine Student Promotions Committee, July 29, 1998

 

Class of 1932 and Whitehead merit scholarships awarded by the School of Medicine

 

Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a national undergraduate science research scholarship

 

Research and publications:

Rao, Arvin K., Mathers, Peter H., Ramadan, Hassan H.  Detection of Fungi in the Sinus Mucosa Using Polymerase Chain Reaction.  Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.  134(4): 581-585, 2006.

 

Rao, Arvin K., Merenda, Daniel M, Wetmore, Stephen J.  Diagnosis and Management of Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea.  Otology & Neurotology.  26:1171-1175, 2005.

 

Authored chapter on Oral Lesions in ENT Secrets, Third Edition, 2004.

 

Co-authored chapters on Laryngoscopy and Deep Space Neck Infections in ENT Secrets, Second Edition, 2001.

 

Rao A.; Parker S.; Ratzer E.; Stephens J.; Fenoglio M.  Atypical ductal hyperplasia of the breast diagnosed by 11-gauge directional vacuum-assisted biopsy.  The American Journal of Surgery.  184(6): 534-537, 2002.

 

AK Rao, ER Ratzer, SH Parker, and ME Fenoglio (intr. by JE Repine).  Diagnosis of Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia with 11-gauge, Directional, Vacuum-assisted Biopsy.  Journal of Investigative Medicine.  47(2): 41A, 1999.

 

Rao, Arvin K., Kuszynski, C.A., Benner, E., Iverson, P.L., Jackson, J.D., Bishop, M.R., and Joshi, S.S.  Increased Growth Inhibition of Human Chronic Myelogenous Leukemic Cells by a Combination of c-myb Antisense Oligonucleotide and 4-hydroxyperoxycyclophosphamide in vitro.  International Journal of Oncology.  11:281-287, 1997.

 

Presentations:

Rao, Arvin K., Ramadan, Hassan H.  Effect of Asthma on Outcome in Revision Surgery for Pediatric Rhinosinusitis.  As presented at the Triological Society’s 109th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, May 19-22, 2006.

 

Rao, Arvin K., Merenda, Daniel M., Wetmore, Stephen J.  Diagnosis and Management of Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea.  As presented at the Southern Section meeting of the Triological Society, Marco Island, Florida, January 8 to 11, 2004.

 

Rao, Arvin K., Mathers, Peter H., Ramadan, Hassan H.  Detection of Fungi in the Sinus Mucosa Using Polymerase Chain Reaction.  As presented at the Southern Section meeting of the Triological Society, Miami, Florida, January 14, 2005.

 

Rao, Arvin K., Wetmore Stephen J.  Diagnosis and Management of Acoustic Neuroma Presenting Without Asymmetric Hearing Loss.  As presented at the West Virginia University Otolaryngology Alumni Conference, Morgantown, West Virginia, June 10, 2006.

 

Rao, Arvin K.  What’s New in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery.  As presented at the Swedish Medical Center Continuing Medical Education Conference, Englewood, Colorado, February 6, 2007.

 

Rao, Arvin K.  Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Rhinosinusitis and Dysphonia.  As presented at Continuing Medical Education Conferences in Craig and Steamboat Springs, Colorado, November 8, 2007.

 

Rao, Arvin K.  Sinusitis and Hoarseness:  Common Causes and Treatments.  As presented at the meeting of the Optimist Club of Monoco South, Denver, Colorado, January 23, 2009.

 

Courses attended:

The Osler Institute, Otolaryngology Board Review Course, Chicago, IL, March 23 to 28, 2007.

 

Swedish Medical Center, Contemporary Concepts in Head, Neck & Skin Cancer, Saturday, November 4, 2006.

 

American Association of Otolaryngic Allergy, Basic Course, Vail, CO, July 6 to 9, 2006.

 

The Cleveland Clinic Head and Neck Institute, Advanced Rhinology Concepts, November 10 to 12, 2005.

 

Dallas Foundation of Otology, Surgical Anatomy and Temporal Bone Dissection Course, January 29 to February 2, 2005.

 

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 42nd Annual Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, February 17 to March 4, 2004.

 

Temporal Bone Microanatomy and Hands-on Dissection Workshop, Allegheny General Hospital, October 24 to 25, 2003.

 

Outside Interests:

Hiking, Mountain biking, Scuba diving, Photography.

 

References:

Available on request.  Please ask.