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Samir S. Rao, MD

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Samir S. Rao, MD

Samir S. Rao, MD, is an ASPS Member plastic surgeon who is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery® and trained specifically in plastic surgery. ASPS members operate only in accredited medical facilities, adhere to a strict code of ethics and fulfill continuing medical education requirements in plastic surgery, including training in patient safety techniques. As your medical partner, Dr. Rao is dedicated to working with you to achieve your goals.

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Meet Dr. Samir Rao

Esteemed plastic surgeon, Dr. Samir Rao, is a proud member of ASPS who is skilled in all areas of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.  Dr. Rao is committed to adhering to ASPS guidelines, as well as providing each of his patients with the best possible experience and outcome.

Dr. Rao attended medical school at the George Washington University School of Medicine and graduated with Distinction in addition to being inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He then went on to complete an elite 6-year training program at the Georgetown University Hospital Plastic Surgery Residency Program. During this time, he also trained in microsurgery at The Curtis National Hand Center Microsurgical Training Program.

Dr. Rao has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals and has presented at annual meetings for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery; just to name a few.  He also serves as a peer reviewer for the journal Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. In addition to serving patients in the greater Washington area, he is also committed to giving back to the local community through his passion for plastic and reconstructive surgery. Some of the organizations he has worked with are the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington and Fairfax County’s Skindeep Tattoo Removal program.

At CPS, his special interests include facial cosmetic surgery, breast, and body contouring surgery, both autologous and prosthetic breast reconstruction surgery and revision breast surgery. Dr. Rao's patients enjoy natural looking results from facelift, liposuction and tummy tuck to breast augmentation and breast reconstruction - just to name a few procedures.  By his patients, Dr. Rao is best known for his professionalism and consideration for his patient’s concerns and expectations. He sees it as an honor to work with each patient and strives to provide them with the best experience and outcome. His charitable work, belief in continued education and commitment to ethics in the field of plastic surgery is what makes him a great addition to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. 


Procedures Performed

Arm Lift

Body Contouring

Body Lift

Botulinum Toxin

Breast Augmentation

Breast Implant Removal

Breast Implant Removal

Breast Lift

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reduction

Brow Lift

Buttock Implants

Buttock Lift with Augmentation

Chemical Peels, IPL, Fractional CO2 Laser Treatments

Chin Augmentation

Chin Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery

Dermal Fillers

Ear Surgery

Eyelid Surgery


Injectable Fillers

Laser Skin Resurfacing

Lip Augmentation / Enhancement


Male Breast Reduction

Permanent Make-up


Spider Vein Treatment

Thigh Lift

Tummy Tuck


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