Rao Musunuru, M.D.

Nationally recognized cardiologist for his exemplary medical, scientific, humanitarian, advocacy, educational and philanthropic contributions at local, state and national levels for more than three decades.

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PHSC Names Rao Musunuru, M.D. Cardio Center at New Port Richey Campus
“The new Rao Musunuru, M.D. Cardio Center at PHSC is an ideal tribute to a physician who has dedicated his career to caring for the cardiovascular health of the community,” said Timothy L. Beard, Ph.D., PHSC President.

Honorary Leadership will Transform the Future of PHSC
Three amazing community leaders have accepted the position of honorary co-chairs for the PHSC Foundation campaign-local philanthropist Frank Morsani, cardiologist and community leader Rao Musunuru, M.D. and Florida Senator and PHSC alumnus Wilton Simpson. 

2021 "Dr. Rao Musunuru Day" Congratulations
Local organizations and leaders express their thanks for Dr. Rao Musunuru's accomplishments for the Pasco County community.

State senator offers helping hand for seniors
When asked for help by Jemith Rosa and the CARES board, Sen. Wilton Simpson donated 1.7 acres for future senior center expansion.

Hospital, staff donate $26K to ’Stop the Bleed'
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point joined its medical staff in donating $13,000 each to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office and Pasco County Schools’ Stop the Bleed...

Awards

Paul Harris Fellow

2019

Southern Regional Trustee Leadership Award

2013

King Pithla of Chasco Fiesta

2010

Named Paul Harris Fellow

2010

Outstanding Physician Award

2010

First Humanitarian Award

2009

Named Paul Harris Fellow

2009

First Humanitarian Award

2008

Outstanding Citizen of the Year

2008

Point of Light Award

2008

Lifetime Achievement Award

2007

National Voluntary Advocate of the Year

2007

Chairman's Recognition Award

2006

All Time Top Donor

2005

Everyday Hero Award

2005

House Resolution 9213

2005

National Physician of the Year

2005

Service to Seniors Award

2005

National Chairman's Award

2003

Physician Humanitarian Award

2003

Pride in Profession

2001

Rao Musunuru, M.D. Mini Bio

Dr. Rao Musunuru, who has called Pasco County his home since 1981, was instrumental in transforming a 50-bed rural hospital into a 290-bed Heart Institute at Bayonet Point/Hudson Regional Medical Center. He has received numerous awards and continually serves the community at large through education and philanthropy.

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