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Kara N Rao, PA-C


Kara Rao is a certified Physician Assistant. She received her bachelor's degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Florida in Gainesville. She played varsity soccer for the university and developed an interest in medicine after spending many hours in the training room with injuries. She completed the Physician Assistant program at the University of Florida, one of the top programs of its kind in the country.

Ms. Rao began her career as a PA in Gainesville, FL working for a diverse group of specialized interventional cardiologists. Through this experience she discovered her interest in acute care and spent the majority of her time treating patients in the hospital with cardiovascular problems.

Ms. Rao's area of interest is in preventive care, specifically lifestyle modifications for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Her background in nutrition has enhanced her ability to help her patients make changes towards a healthier lifestyle.

To schedule an appointment with Ms. Rao, please call 303-442-2395.

Affiliations Boulder Heart at Anderson Medical Center
  • 03/30/2022

    Extremely pleased with the experience I had here!

  • 09/23/2021

    *Kara is always great!

  • 09/16/2021


  • 09/07/2021

    Physician Assistant *Kara Rao is a personable, professional, sensitive, aware focused and responsive person! I have been a patient of Boulder Heart for 14 years, yet this was my first appointment with PA *Rao. I immediately felt comfortable and confident in her care and advice.