Dr. Sudhir Rao, MD

Dr. Sudhir Rao, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Sudhir Rao, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Mount Airy, MD and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from St. George's University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pain medicine, anesthesiology, and more.

2702 Back Acre Cir # 290B

Mount Airy, MD 21771

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rao "The Pain and Spine Specialists believe in a truly integrative, patient centric approach to treatment options. My vision is truly depicted within the walls of this state-of-the-art medical and surgical facility from the time our patients walk in until they leave. We provide the highest standards in Interventional Pain Management combined with the most innovative holistic approaches in order to effectively individualize patient care."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Anxiety Disorders

2  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated


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19  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • St. George's University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Montefiore/Aecom
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Mount Sinai Med Cntr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • American Academy Of Anti-Aging Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
27 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Rao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

It was my first visit with the Dr and right away I felt comfortable. Very personable and I love that in a Dr, especially. I am told different things from different Dr's so I honestly can't wait to hear what you think. I just want to go a day without the sharp burning pain and I'd love to be told...more
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I have a severely broken leg and I lost my prescription. When I called and explained that I needed to come back in to get a replacement prescription they refused to issue a new one even tough they could confirm from the online pharmacy site the prescription. Was not filled. They would not move up...more
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I would recommend patients to the doctor for injections. Beware, however of the incompetent and rude billing department (specifically the Manager). The staff in general, hit or miss with customer service and competence level.
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Dr Rao can be great. If however you ask too many questions of his staff he will say some horrible things to the patient that will leave you with nightmares.
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Dr.Rao is very genuine and truly cares about his patients. He's absolutely the best pain management Dr.
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