Georgia Regents University Summerville and Health Sciences Campuses (specifically the libraries and JSAC) will resume regular weekend operating hours on Sunday, Feb. 16 in preparation for normal student activities and classes on Monday, Feb. 17.

The Urban Bush Women performance scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 PM at the GRU Augusta Maxwell Theatre on the Summerville Campus, will take place as scheduled.

The Jaguars’ Peach Belt Conference basketball doubleheader with Columbus State (originally scheduled for Thursday) will take place on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse on the Forest Hills Campus.

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Satish Rao, M.D., PhD

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Dr. Rao

 

Satish S.C. Rao, M.D., Ph.D, FRCP (LON), FACG, AGAF

Professor of Medicine, Section Chief
Fellowship Program Director
Director, Digestive Health Center

 

Administrative Office Phone:
706-721-2238 

Office Address:
Georgia Regents University
Georgia Regents Medical Center, BB R2538
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30909

 

E-mail:
srao@gru.edu

Click here for a brief Biography

 

Clinical Interests

 ■  Motility

 ■  Anorectal Disorders (Constipation/Incontinence/Pain)

 ■  Colonic Manometry

 ■  Anorectal Manometry

 ■  Biofeedback Therapy

 ■  Digestive Health Disorders

Research Interests

 ■  Focus on the pathophysiology and treatment of IBS

 ■  Constipation and fecal incontinence

 ■  Visceral pain, particularly esophageal chest pain

 ■  Pioneered several new techniques of evaluating esophageal, gastric, colonic, and anorectal function (brain-gut axis)

 ■  Received several patents and pioneered the technique of biofeedback therapy for dyssynergic defecation

 ■  Currently, investigating the neurobiologic mechanisms of biofeedback therapy, and pioneering new treatments for fructose intolerance

Recognitions

 ■  American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Distinguished Clinician Award

 ■  AGA Distinguished Educator Award

 ■  AGA Masters Award for Outstanding Clinical Research

 ■  American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Auxillary Research Award, 2005

 ■  International Foundation for Functional GI disorders Senior Clinical Investigator Award, 2009

 ■  University of Iowa Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, 2010

 ■  Indian Society of Gastroenterology "Dr PN Chuttani Oration", 2010

 ■  Editor of several books: Disorders of the Anorectum (2001), Anorectal and Pelvic Floor Disorders (2008) for Gastroenterology Clinics of North America, Gastrointestinal Motility-Tests and Problem-Oriented Approach, and GI Motility Testing - a Laboratory and Office Handbook (2010, Co-Editor).

 ■  Published 250 articles

 ■  Reviewer for major international journals

 ■  "Best Doctors in America"

 ■  America's Top Doctors

Training

 ■  Medical School - Osmania Medical College, Hyderbad, India

 ■  Residency - Newcastle, Sunderland and York Hospitals, United Kingdom

 ■  Fellowship - University of Sheffield, UK; University of Liverpool, UK

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