- Dr.Damodar R. Rao
- Associate Director – Rao Hospital & CARE
- Senior Consultant – Fertility and Gyn Endoscopy

Dr. Damdoar R Rao has completed his M.B.B.S from K .S. Hegde Medical Academy and M.D from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences. Dr.Damodar trained and earned his fellowship in Laparoscopy at BEAMS under the guidance of one of the pioneers in Endoscopic Gynaecology in India – Late.Dr.Rakesh Sinha, where he developed a keen interest for Advanced Gyn. Laparoscopy. . To enhance his skills further, he also trained at Galaxy CARE, Pune under the renowned Dr.Shailesh Puntambekar in 2011 in Advanced Laparoscopic Cancer Surgery and Robotic Surgery. In addition to this, Dr.Damodar has completed his Diploma in Gyn. Laparoscopy from University of Louisville, Kentucky in 2012. Furthermore, he has completed his Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine under the guidance of Dr.Asha Rao, and also trained under Dr.Gautam Allahbadia at Tel Aviv.

Dr.Damodar is a member of FOGSI, AAGL, IMA and the World Endometriosis Society. He is also a committee member of YUVA-FOGSI and the Treasurer of Covai ObGyn Society (COGS). He has presented several papers at various National Gynaecological, Endoscopy and Infertility conferences. Every year, Dr.Damodar trains several aspiring gynaecologists for their Fellowship in Endogynecology (in affiliation with Dr.MGR University) at Rao Hospital. He has also been invited as Faculty for numerous conferences and Hysteroscopy workshops. Dr.Damodar won the Best Paper Award – IAGE 2010 on “Laparoscopic suturing techniques of the Myoma bed”, “Hysteroscopy in Infertility” at Dakshin in 2012. He was also awarded best paper for Laparoscopic vaginoplasty – Davydov’s technique at AICOG 2015.

With his passion and experience, Dr Damodar aims to establish satellite centers in and around Tamil Nadu to provide accessible world-class ‘Mother and Child’ healthcare at an affordable price.


  • MBBS at K .S. Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore
  • MD (ObGyn) at PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Coimbatore
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynaec Surgery – Dr.MGR Medical University
  • Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine – Dr.MGR Medical University

Field of expertise:

  1. Advanced Laparoscopic & Hysteroscopic surgeries
    • Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
    • Endometriosis Surgery
      • Chocolate Cyst (Ovarian Endometrioma)
      • Deep infiltrating endometriosis
    • Fibroid Surgery
    • Surgeries for Uterine Anomalies
    • Fertility Enhancing Surgery
  2. Infertility – Male & Female infertility

Society Membership

  1. Indian Medical Council Association (IMA)
  2. Indian Society For Assisted Reproduction (ISAR)
  3. American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL)
  4. Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists (IAGE)
    • Jt. Secretary Tamil Nadu Chapter of IAGE
  5. Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI)
    • Endometriosis Committee Member
  6. Indian Fertility Society (IFS)
    • Co-Convener Endoscopy Special Interest Group
  7. Coimbatore OG Society