Suchitra Rao, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Pediatric Hospital Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Melbourne (2002)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (2013)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2009)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Publications

  • Liu EW, Schwartz BS, Hysmith ND, DeVincenzo JP, Larson DT, Maves RC, Palazzi DL, Meyer C, Custodio HT, Braza MM, Al Hammoud R, Rao S, Qvarnstrom Y, Yabsley MJ, Bradbury RS, Montgomery SP. Rat Lungworm Infection Associated with Central Nervous System Disease - Eight U.S. States, January 2011-January 2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018 Aug 3;67(30):825-828. PubMed PMID: 30070981
  • Rao S, Fischman V, Moss A, Ziniel SI, Torok MR, McNeely H, Hyman D, Wilson KM, Dempsey AF. Exploring provider and parental perceptions to influenza vaccination in the inpatient setting. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2017 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28872773
  • Shah SS, Srivastava R, Wu S, Colvin JD, Williams DJ, Rangel SJ, Samady W, Rao S, Miller C, Cross C, Clohessy C, Hall M, Localio R, Bryan M, Wu G, Keren R. Intravenous Versus Oral Antibiotics for Postdischarge Treatment of Complicated Pneumonia. Pediatrics. 2016 Dec;138(6). PubMed PMID: 27940695
  • Rao S, Torok MR, Bagdure D, Cunningham MA, Williams JT, Curtis DJ, Wilson K, Dominguez SR. A comparison of H1N1 influenza among pediatric inpatients in the pandemic and post pandemic era. J Clin Virol. 2015 Oct;71:44-50. PubMed PMID: 26370314
  • Dudley RW, Smith C, Dishop M, Mirsky D, Handler MH, Rao S. A cervical spine mass caused by Onchocerca lupi. Lancet. 2015 Oct 3;386(10001):1372. PubMed PMID: 25843892
  • Rao S, Abzug MJ, Carosone-Link P, Peterson T, Child J, Siparksy G, Soranno D, Cadnapaphornchai MA, Simões EA. Intravenous acyclovir and renal dysfunction in children: a matched case control study. J Pediatr. 2015 Jun;166(6):1462-8.e1-4. PubMed PMID: 25708691
  • Rao S, Nyquist AC. Respiratory viruses and their impact in healthcare. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2014 Aug;27(4):342-7. PubMed PMID: 24977685
  • Thyssen A, Mitchell M, Qvarnstrom Y, Rao S, Benke TA, Glodé MP. Eosinophilic meningitis in a previously healthy 13-year-old child. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Feb;32(2):194, 198. PubMed PMID: 23328824
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Member
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society , Member

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2009)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Infections
  • Child and Teen Health

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Melbourne (2002)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (2013)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2009)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Pediatric Hospital Medicine
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