Rashmi  Rao, MD
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Rashmi Rao, MD

  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Westwood OBGYN | 200 Medical Plaza, Suite 430, Los Angeles, CA 90095


Dr. Rashmi Rao is Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She completed her medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology residency at UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Rao completed her Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at UCLA. Her clinical and research interests intersect and include high-risk pregnancy, rare diseases of pregnancy (maternal and fetal), maternal malignancy, and maternal mental health. Dr. Rao is a recipient of the National Institute of Health Rare Disease Clinical Research Training Program Grant.




Medical Board Certifications

Maternal and Fetal Medicine, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2019
Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2016


Maternal & Fetal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2017


Obstetrics & Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2014


Obstetrics & Gynecology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2011


MD, Boston University School of Medicine, 2010


Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center



  • Mental Health
  • Rare diseases in pregnancy
  • Maternal Cancer 

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