Arun Rao MD
Dr. Arun S. Rao, a fellowship-trained & board-certified geriatrician with over 20 years of experience is the founder & CEO of Geriatrics Planning & Solutions, Inc., a direct-pay house call service for older adults that provides medical care management and consultations. He started this endeavor so he could bring his expertise, passion, & advocacy to the older adults in our area- giving them the answers they need in their homes, on their time.
Originally from New Jersey, he obtained his undergraduate degree from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and his M.D. from Rutgers- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Subsequently, he completed his internal medicine training at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and The Medical Center of Princeton. Dr. Rao then returned to The University of Michigan Medical Center to complete an intense 2-year academic and clinical fellowship in geriatric medicine, with a research focus on infections in long-term care facilities.
Over the span of his career, Dr. Rao has served on the faculty of the Division of Geriatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College; lead the Division of Geriatrics at St. Peter’s University Hospital; and been the Medical Director for LIFE St. Mary (a PACE site). Most recently, he has worked at Penn Medicine Princeton Health. He is well-versed in the care of older adults in hospitals, nursing facilities & assisted-living facilities, outpatient practices, and especially at home. With his sound academic base, Dr. Rao can also be a dynamic and informative speaker to provide education on various topics in geriatrics for professionals and the public.