From left: Marlene Schmitz, NP; Dr. Maithili Rao; Dr. Ashish Khot
MAITHILI RAO, MD
Leading a highly dedicated staff ready to meet both the clinical and emotional needs of oncology and hematology patients, Dr. Maithili Rao
has established a respected practice that has received the highest ratings for patient satisfaction on healthgrades.com and vitals.com.
Dr. Rao specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancers and a wide variety of benign and malignant blood disorders. With
clinical pharmacists and oncology nurse specialists on site, the practice administers chemotherapy and blood transfusions while employing
cutting-edge medical technology and laboratory services that ensure expedited treatment response times and 360-degree patient care. Dr. Rao
and her practice partner, Dr. Ashish Khot are successfully building a center of excellence and quality in hematology and oncology care.
“We’ve built a unique setting for treating cancer,” says Dr. Rao. “Here everyone knows your name, your family and your situation. Patients
receive individualized treatment regimens with a warm and personalized approach.” Patients and their families are embraced every step of the
way and have constant access to Dr. Rao. “This is a 24/7 job, but I love it and thrive on having my own practice,” she says. “We pride ourselves
on meeting the needs of our patients very quickly. I’m very thankful to be a New Jersey Monthly Top Doctor.”
Dr. Rao, who is board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine, is frequently invited to give talks on cancer, hema-
tology issues and new emerging cancer treatments to community organizations and physician groups and at hospital events.
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS: Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston; Overlook Medical Center, Summit; Morristown Medical Center;
Saint Clare’s Hospital, Denville. MEDICAL TRAINING: Saint Barnabas Medical Center (chief resident); University of Rochester (fellowship).
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