Lacey A Rao MD


  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Special Interests

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Nerve Entrapment Disorders
  • Fracture Care of Upper Extremities
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritic and Mass Treatments

Lacey A Rao, MD

Dr. Lacey Rao is a fellowship trained Orthopedic Hand Surgeon. She is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and has obtained a Sub-specialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Rao attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. She went on to complete an Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Michigan State University. She finished her training by pursuing a Hand Surgery Fellowship at Kleinert Kutz Center for Hand and Microvascular Surgery in Louisville, Kentucky, one of the oldest and most prestigious hand fellowships in the country.

Dr. Rao specializes in comprehensive surgical and non-surgical care for disorders from the elbow to the fingertips, including patients with elbow, forearm, wrist and hand pain as well as numbness and tingling in the hands. She has particular interest in carpal tunnel syndrome and other nerve entrapment disorders, fracture care of the upper extremity, arthritic disorders of the hand and wrist, treatment of hand and wrist masses, and tendon problems of the upper extremity.

Dr. Rao prides herself on taking compassionate and excellent care of her patients and working hard to make sure they completely understand their problem and all of their treatment options.

Dr. Rao is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

In her free time Dr. Rao is an avid soccer player, golfer and marathon runner. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, daughters and their labrador retriever Penny Lane.

Appointments: 520.885.6701