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Goutham Rao, MD
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Goutham Rao, MD

(4.9) , 6 Reviews
  • Specialty: Family Medicine
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  • Languages Spoken: French, English

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Or call 216-844-3944

Office Locations

DO Bolwell 1200 (0 mi.)

11100 Euclid Ave
Suite: 1200
Cleveland, OH 44106

UH Minoff Health Center at Chagrin Highlands (7 mi.)

3909 Orange Pl
Suite: 3300
Beachwood, OH 44122

Biography: Goutham Rao, MD


  • Childhood Obesity
  • Nutrition


  • Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Division Chief, Family Medicine, UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
  • Chief Clinician Experience Officer, UH Cleveland Medical Center
  • Clinical Professor, CWRU School of Medicine

Certifications & Memberships

  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine


Fellowship | Faculty Development
Faculty Development - Upmc St Margaret Hospital (1996 - 1997)

Residency | Family Medicine
Family Medicine - St Joseph's Health Centre (1993 - 1995)

Medical Education
Mcgill University Faculty Of Medicine (1993)

Mcgill University (1989)

Research & Publications

Research Interests

Principal Investigator, UH ADVANCE (Advancing Diagnosis through Validated Analytics and Novel Collaborations for Excellence) Center

Patient Experience Reviews

4.9 out of 5
- based on 32 Ratings

It was good I have know problem


Wonderful I initially saw Dr. Rao to enter the Fitter Me (R) Weight Loss Program. Everything was more than I expected. I felt very cared for.for the first time in a very long time.


Dr. Rao is an outstanding doctor with a wide range of expertise - informative and caring.


Good job


Dr. Rao did some tests and ordered some medicine for me to help with my condition. I wish I would have seen him when I first hurt my ankle.


I felt comfortable with Dr Rao & what help he was offering. Hoping for a positive outcome guided by his program

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Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Goutham Rao disclosed the following Outside Relationships with Industry:

  • - Pfizer Corporation - Ownership