Dr. Sonali Rao is a board-certified UCI Health anesthesiologist.

Sonali A. Rao, MD


Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesiology

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology
  • English
Medical School
Grant Government Medical College — Mumbai, India
Drexel University College of Medicine — Philadelphia, Pa.General Surgery
Drexel University College of MedicineAnesthesiology
UCI Medical CenterAnesthesia Critical Care
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, UCI School of Medicine
More Information

Dr. Sonali Rao is a board-certified UCI Health anesthesiologist who specializes in critical care medicine.

She earned her medical degree at Grant Government Medical College in Mumbai, India. She completed both an internship in general surgery and a residency in anesthesiology at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa., followed by a fellowship in  anesthesia and critical care medicine at the UCI School of Medicine.

Rao's research interests include assessments of fluid responsiveness in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. She is the author or co-author of a number of publications in peer-reviewed journals.

She sees patients in Orange.

UCI Health Anesthesia Services
101 The City Drive South, Building 1
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7890
Fax: 855-209-8413