Dr. Surendra Rao, MD

Dr. Surendra Rao, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(16)
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Dr. Surendra Rao, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Lihue, HI. He is 49 years old.

3-3420 Kuhio Hwy Ste B

Lihue, HI 96766

Contact Information

(808) 246-1687

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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

Thrombosis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Rao does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

Education data for Dr. Rao is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rao has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rao to family and friends
3.5
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

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
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Kapaa, Kauai |
He's a terrible neurologist. Not current at all. Lousy bed sidemanner
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Kilauea, HI |
Only reason that I would recommend is that we only have 1 neurologist here on Kaua'i. Other than that and his sweet demeanor (when you actually can see or talk to him....when...) I would stay away. After years of seeing neurologists and neurological specialists on other islands and the mainland, I...more
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in Kilaueai, HI |
A very friendly, knowledgeable Dr. who answers all your questions!
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in Kilauea, HI |
Dr. Rao is a superb neurologist, and coming from Boston MA, he is the best neurologist I have ever met. He is an excellent diagnostician, and makes certain the work-up is comprehensive and completed in a very time efficient manner. In addition to the physical care, Dr. Rao ensures psychosocial...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rao accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Rao has admitting privileges

Wilcox Memorial Hospital
3-3420 Kuhio Hwy
Lihue, HI 96766
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