Frederick J. Rau, MD, FACOG

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Frederick J. Rau, MD, FACOG

Gynecology and Obstetrics

Hartford (Main Office), Farmington, Glastonbury, Rocky Hill*

(860) 246-8568

Languages: English

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

  • Bedside Manner 4.9
  • Medical Support Team 4.8
  • Care and Concern 4.8
  • Educated Me 4.9

Scores are representative of patients surveyed by Vizium360, and are based on a 5-star rating system.
*Provider may not practice at all locations.

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Dr. Rau received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in 1980, and graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in 1984. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology in 1988 at Hartford Hospital, where he received the Joseph Klein Award for outstanding performance. Dr. Rau completed a fellowship in pediatric and adolescent gynecology at the University of Tennessee, Memphis in 1991.

In addition to his practice in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Rau is Director of the Division of Gynecology at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, and sees children and adolescents for gynecologic consultations. Dr. Rau is certified in da Vinci® robotic surgery and has an active minimally-invasive gynecologic surgical practice. Dr. Rau is an Assistant Clinical Professor in ObGyn and Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Dr. Rau loves playing with his grandson and granddaughter when he is not caring for others. He also enjoys running, skiing, and improving his Thai language skills.

Find out what patients are saying.

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Dr. Rau is not only a knowledgeable MD, he is an excellent listener, explains things well, and never makes you feel rushed. I hope he never retires!

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I highly recommend Dr. Rau to friends looking for a gynecologist.

Resources regarding your care.

  • Teen GYN
  • Periods
Video: Are My Periods Normal?
Introducing Women's Health Connecticut's Teen GYN video series. "Are My Periods Normal?" will answer basic questions you might have about menstruation...
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  • Healthy Relationships
Video: Am I Ready for Sex?
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  • Teen GYN
Video: What Tests Do I Need?
So you just started seeing a GYN, but what medical tests should you expect to have at what age? Dr. Frederick Rau and Dr. Kelley Sturrock of Gynecolog...
  • Teen GYN
  • Birth Control
Video: Birth Control 101
There are so many methods of birth control out there, how do you know which one is right for you and your lifestyle? Two Adolescent GYNs from Women's...
  • Teen GYN
Video: What Happens at My First Visit?
It's recommended that most girls have their first visit with a GYN between ages 13 and 15. This type of visit allows you to develop a good relationshi...
  • Teen GYN
  • Endometriosis
Video: What's Endometriosis?
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