Dr. Jithendra Rai, MD

Dr. Jithendra Rai, MD

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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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Dr. Rai's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rai treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rai treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rai treats Spondylosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rai treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Bone Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rai treats Bone Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Rai treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Rai's conditions and procedures:

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)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Headache
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Migraine
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
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
Peripheral Nerve Block
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Rai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rai

2.3

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
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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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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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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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Aetna
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American Republic
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Fallon Community Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Medicaid
Medico
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Universal American
UPMC
UPMC PPO
UPMC Health Plan
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Upmc Hamot

Erie, PA