Dr. Anita Rao, MD

Dr. Anita Rao, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Anita Rao, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Chesterton, IN and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in pain medicine.

601 Gateway Blvd N

Chesterton, IN 46304

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rao performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spinal Nerve Block
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Rao's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

31  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Rush Presby St Luke's M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Rao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

The best !! Thoroughl and genuinely concerned
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Dr. Rao is a very friendly doctor who explains everything she is doing and what to expect. Her friendly demeanor has you comfortable within minutes of meeting her. She really cares about her patients. I recommend her to everyone I meet that needs help with pain. She understands what her patient is...more
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Dr Rao is a very capable, trustworthy and knowledgeable physician. I wholeheartedly recommend her for anyone looking for a Pain Management physician. She ALWAYS takes the time to discuss my needs, diagnoses, and treatment options.
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She is not only a wonderful doctor, but a wonderful person. She listens to the patient and provides education that her patients can understand. She has excellent skills and I would not hesitate to send anyone there.
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