Dr. Jithendra Rai, MD

Dr. Jithendra Rai, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. Jithendra Rai, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Erie, PA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Govt Med College in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine, and more.

2620 Sigsbee St

Erie, PA 16508

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
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8  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Govt Med College
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Ny Hospital Center Of Queens
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rai

2.3

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
19.23076923076923%
(5)
4 Stars
11.538461538461538%
(3)
3 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
2 Stars
15.384615384615385%
(4)
1 Star
50%
(13)

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Part 2... You have Medicare you shou,d know they only pay 80% so don't come until you pay 20% I said I have a secondary that pays the rest Medicaid... She says we don't accept Government Handouts. I was so appalled. Lady I have a handout because I'm partially paralyzed. She said pay or don't...Read More
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Erie, PA – Aug 23, 2016
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Dr. Rai himself is a good doctor and very easy to get along with. His staff on the other hand, completely clueless. On top of it, his wife manages the office and she is as rude as they come and makes the office completely unorganized. I would recommend Dr. Rai ONLY if you can wait hours on end and...Read More
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Erie, PA – Jul 13, 2016
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He did what he wanted to do not what was requested of him. His office staff were very belligerent and when I called for required follow up appt I was screeched at to pay what insurance EOB's dictated I was expected to owe even though the practice Never sent me any bills or statements! I was made...Read More
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K Wieczorek in Waterford, Pa – Jan 26, 2016
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