About Me

Poornima Rao, MD, is an endocrinologist at Allegheny General Hospital. She received her medical degree from Peoples' Friendship University of Russia in Moscow, Russia and completed her residency in internal medicine at St. Francis Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., and a fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr. Rao is board-certified through the American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology and Diabetes). She holds professional affiliations with the Endocrine Society and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Dr. Rao specializes in endocrinology with an expertise that includes diabetes, endocrine cancer, growth disorders, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, infertility, metabolism disorders and thyroid disease.

Contact Information
Contact Information
  • Phone: (412) 544-9739 Call
Hospital Affiliations
  • Allegheny General Hospital
  • Canonsburg Hospital
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Clinical Focuses
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Growth Disorders
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Infertility
  • Metabolism Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
Education & Training
  • Peoples Friendship University of Russia
  • Fellowship
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Residency
    St Francis Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Endocrinology
    American Board of Int Med-Endocrinology, Diabetes
Accepted Insurances
Allegheny Health Network