Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine


  • Preventive Medicine
  • Management of Chronic Diseases – Diabetes, Heart Disease



Scott and White Memorial Hospital
Temple, TX

Medical School

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

Professional Associations

American Medical Association

American College of Physicians

Texas Medical Association

Travis County Medical Society

About Dr. Rao

Jalaja Rao, MD — renowned as one of the best internal medicine physicians in Austin — specializes in preventive medicine and the management of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.

Dr. Rao, who joined Austin Medical Group in Austin, Texas, in 2012, is highly dedicated to her patients, who appreciate her attention, care, comfort, and knowledge. In fact, she is so loved and respected that her patients often refer her to friends and family.

Dr. Rao is a graduate of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in India. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas. Before joining Austin Medical Group, Dr. Rao offered her medical expertise to many communities throughout central Texas, promoting health and the importance of preventive care.

Dr. Rao is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, Texas Medical Association, and Travis County Medical Society.