Dr. Anita Rao, MD
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Pain Medicine | Female

601 Gateway Blvd N Chesterton, IN 46304 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Anita Rao, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Chesterton, IN. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Rao is affiliated with Porter Regional Hospital.

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

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3.9
based on 11 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Rao's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Valparaiso |
The best !! Thoroughl and genuinely concerned
in Hobart, in. |
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 going through and her objective is to keep her patients out of pain.
in Valparaiso, IN |
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.
in Porter, IN |
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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  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Indiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Rush Presby St Luke's M C

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection