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Sudhir Rao

Dr. Sudhir Rao , MD

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OVERVIEW

Dr. Sudhir Rao is the Medical Director of Pain and Spine Specialists, a premiere pain management practice in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. As the medical director, Dr. Rao leads a team of highly specialized and skilled physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. 

Dr. Rao earned his Bachelor of Sciences in Bio-Psychology from the University of Michigan. He obtained his Medical Doctorate from St. George's University School of Medicine. Through his internship in Internal Medicine at Greater Baltimore Medical Center, he learned a great deal about the pathophysiology of the human body.  As a Fellow at Mt. Sinai College of Medicine Dr. Rao specialized in Interventional Pain Medicine. He went on to work as an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine educating other fellows and residents. 

He feels honored that he was able to work at Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood, Texas and support members of the armed forces and military veterans. Dr. Rao assisted in enhancing and elevating the pain clinic designated for active-duty soldiers with war-related chronic pain symptoms. He was the first to introduce the use of the spinal cord stimulator as an effective pain management technique. The spinal cord stimulation therapy was an immediate success at Ford Hood, and treated many chronic neuropathic pain patients. 

Dr. Rao started the Pain and Spine Specialists practice in 2012 and has expanded to over 20 locations throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Dr. Rao opened this practice to devote his medical talent towards superior patient care. Dr. Rao, his clinical staff and all members of the Pain and Spine Specialists  practice strive to always provide a patient-centered environment that supports each individual in their health journeys.  
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PATIENT'S PERSPECTIVE

Takes time to answer my questions
Provides follow-up as needed

Based on patient feedback.

RATINGS AND REVIEWS

Dr. Rao's Rating
4.0
Patient Perspective
3.5 Explains conditions and treatments
4.0 Takes time to answer my questions
4.0 Provides follow-up as needed
Office Rating
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2702 Back Acre Cir Ste 290B, Mount Airy, MD, 21771
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3.0 Office cleanliness
3.0 Courteous staff
3.0 Scheduling flexibility
Pain and Spine Specialist Of Maryland - Mt. Airy
2702 Back Acre Cir Ste 290B
Mount Airy, MD, 21771
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"Unknown if Dr. Rao is a good physician or not, but the office staff is horrible. Every phone call I make to the staff goes unanswered, or worse, you hear them pick up, and then hang up. Unacceptable!!!"
  • May 25, 2023
"I have been to the Rockville office 3 times. Each and every time I am greeted by name. The front desk staff has always met me with a smile. Raquel and Veronica make me feel as if I am the only patient that comes in. I have never waited more than 5 minutes to be seen and each and every staff member has a smile is upbeat and treats me as if I am their sole patient. We come to you in probably the worst place any of us have been and are treated like we matter and are spoken to in east to understand terms. I cannot say enough about how much I actually enjoy my visits. Whatever you are doing, keep it up In my opinion this office is to pain management as Chic Fil A is to drive throughs. No know compares "
  • April 21, 2023

LOCATIONS

2702 Back Acre Cir Ste 290B
Mount Airy, MD, 21771
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:30 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
7200 Bank Ct Ste 120
Frederick, MD, 21703
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:30 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
6816 Deerpath Rd Ste 205
Elkridge, MD, 21075
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:30 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
6000 Executive Blvd Ste 602
Rockville, MD, 20852
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:30 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
1120 Professional Ct
Hagerstown, MD, 21740
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:30 am - 5:00 pm
TueClosed
Wed8:30 am - 5:00 pm
ThuClosed
FriClosed
SatClosed
SunClosed
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted

SPECIALTIES

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Medical School
St Georges University School Of Medicine
Graduated 2002
Fellowship
Greater Baltimore Medical Center
Residency
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center - Neurological and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED  (63)

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  • CIGNA HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime MRF
  • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • Aetna Select
  • Highmark Comprehensive Care Blue PPO 1500 MRF
  • Highmark KeystoneBlue
  • Anthem Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Highmark Alliance Flex Blue
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Highmark Shared Cost Blue PPO 6000 MRF
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UPMC Premium Network Plans
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA PPO
  • UPMC PPO
  • Optima Vantage HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Optima Health OptimaFit Direct HMO
  • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
  • Highmark Community Blue Flex EPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Aetna HMO
  • UHC Options PPO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Highmark Health Savings Blue PPO 1400 MRF
  • Coventry DE PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Highmark Comprehensive Care Flex Blue PPO 500 MRF
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Geisinger Mrktplace Plans
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Shared Cost 1500, a Multi-State Plan
  • Highmark PPOBlue
  • Capital BC PPO
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • Geisinger place All-Access HMO
  • Geisinger place All-Access PPO
  • Geisinger place Premier HMO
  • Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime
  • Personal Choice EPO
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Medicaid
  • BCBS
  • Aetna
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Cigna
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • PIP (Personal Injury Protection/Auto Accident)
  • Humana
  • Workers Compensation
  • Tricare

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