Pravin Rao, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Director of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery

Brady Urological Institute at Bayview Medical Center
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 4940 Eastern Avenue 301 Building, Suite 3104 Baltimore, MD 21224

Appointments: 443-997-1849

Office: 410-550-0403


Fax: 410-550-3341


Free Access to abstracts at PubMed

Peer-reviewed Journal Publications

  1. Kummer J, Rao P, Heidenreich K.  "p38 MAP Kinase Mediates Apoptosis Induced by Trophic Factor Withdrawal." Journal of Biological Chemistry. 271:20490-20494, 1997.

  2. Zawada W, Meintzer M, Rao P, Marotti J, Wang X, Esplen J, Clarkson E, Freed C, Heidenreich K. "Inhibitors of p38 MAP kinase increase the survival of transplanted dopamine neurons." Brain Research. 891; 185-196:2001.

  3. Bhayani S, Allaf M, Link R, Rao P, Varkarakis J, Jarrett T, Kavoussi L. "Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in patients with neoplasia in a solitary kidney." Urology. 2004 Jul;64(1):35-7

  4. Varkarakis I, Rais-Bahrami S, Allaf M, Lima G, Permpongkosol S, Rao P, Jarrett T, Kavoussi LR. "Laparoscopic renal-adrenal surgery in patients on oral anticoagulant therapy." J. Urol. 2005 Sep;174(3):1020-3.

  5. Wang X, Yin L, Rao P, Stein R, Harsch K, Heston W. "Targeted treatment of prostate cancer" J Cell Biochem. 2007 Oct 15;102(3):571-9.

  6. Rao P, Jones JS. "Screening for Bladder Cancer in Primary Care: A Comprehensive Review," Medscape website: 2008 Jan 25:

  7. Rao P, Jones J. "How to Evaluate 'Dipstick Hematuria': What to do Before You Refer." Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. 2008 Mar; 75(3): 227-233.

  8. Rao P, Iverson A, Cespedes R, Sabanegh E. "Augmentation Cystoplasty," eMedicine website: 2008 Mar 11:

  9. Rao P, Jones J. "Routine Perioperative Chemotherapy Instillation with Initial Transurethral Resection: A Reconsideration of Economic Benefits." Cancer. 2009 Mar 1;115(5):997- 1004.

  10. Rao P, Palmer J. "Prenatal and postnatal management of hydronephrosis." Scientific World Journal. 2009 Jul 13;9:606-14.

  11. Rao P, Gao T, Pohl M, Jones J. "Dipstick pseudohematuria: unnecessary consultation and evaluation." J Urol. 2010 Feb;183(2):560-4.

Case Reports:

  1. Jayaram G, Rao P. "Safety of Trazodone as a Sleep Agent for Inpatients." Psychosomatics. 2005 Aug; 46:367-369

  2. Rao P, Sabanegh E. "Genitourinary Sarcoidosis: A Case Review". Reviews in Urology. 2009 Spring;11(2):108-13.

Book Chapters, Monographs:

  1. Rao P, Sabanegh E. "Varicocele" in Atlas of Small Surgery in Urology. Editors: Matias R, Tajra L. Publication Pending. Publisher: Sarvier.

Other media (films, videos, CD-ROMS, slide sets, etc.)

  1. Ong A, Link R, Ellison L, Allaf M, Pinto P, Bhayani S, Varkarakis I, Inagaki T, Rao P, Jarrett T,     Kavoussi L. "Telerounding" Video at American Urological Association Annual Meeting 2004 in San Francisco, CA.

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