Anita K Rao M.D.
The following are reviews from patients of Dr. Rao.
“Dr. Rao and I always have a great conversation and experience every time. I absolutely love Dr. Rao ❤️❤️”
– Gloria T.
“Dr. Rao is amazing. She's caring, gentle, and puts me at ease -she's funny, too. All doctors should be like her.”
– Angeline B.
“Dr. Rao and everyone I came in contact with was nothing but helpful, friendly, and professional. Dr. Tompkins was also consulted with and was just as thorough and professional as the rest.”
– Richard K.
“Dr. Rao is professional, informative, and compassionate.”
– Evelyn N.
“The entire staff was delightful and efficient. Dr. Rao explained my condition and the procedure I was going to have in a very thorough and easy to understand manner. Dr. Rao is an outstanding professional. When I left the office, I felt confident that I had received the best care and treatment possible.”
– Robert W.
“The pre-procedure consultation was very settling. I felt very comfortable and quite confident with the procedure that was about to take place. Dr. Rao and the staff nurses performed flawlessly.”
– Gary B.
“I enjoyed the zoom visit. I hope we can continue to have this as an option going forward. Thank you, Dr. Rao!”
– Donna K.
“I received two shots and was surprised when they got done. I expected more discomfort.”
– Charlene R.
“I was overall impressed with the information she gave to me before the process of the steroid shot today. I appreciated the negatives of my current injury while also providing solutions and other possible outcomes to follow to get myself back on track and back to my everyday routines. Highly recommend”
– Anthony C.
“The staff and Dr. Rao were terrific, thank you all for a great experience.”
– Harlin M.
“Dr. Rao is a true professional in every sense of the word. She is so kind!”
– Joe R.
“Dr. Roe was very informative and had excellent bedside manners. Dr. Rao told me what she was going to do and what I might experience and what I could expect.”
– Robert C.
“Dr. Rao is not only an excellent doctor but filled with such a pleasant demeanor in her handling of patients. No one likes going to the doctor, but my experience with her was great. I would recommend her to anyone.”
– Joseph R.
“Everyone was accommodating. The Dr. was super lovely.”
– Robert S.
“Dr. Rao told everything what she was doing and why. Very good experience.”
– Ron S.
“I adore her. Not only does she help my body, but she also helps my soul. I always laugh there even if I am sad.”
– Darla P.
“She made the visit more comfortable. She answered any question I had.”
– Ronald S.
“Dr. Rao is a happy person. She makes you feel comfortable. You don't have to ask anything because she explains everything to you. Even asks if you have questions. She is wonderful.”
– Linda L.
“Fantastic!! Awesome personality, explained everything very straightforward to me. The injection I received today was a little uncomfortable, but she and the nurse kept me talking to help district from the pain. Little sore but not too bad. Overall very good experience.”
– Jessica O.
“Dr. Rao and staff are very compassionate and caring. I highly recommend them.”
– Lynda T.
“Dr. Rao is the best. When I got home from the treatment I felt so much better. Her staff is also outstanding. Wish all doctors were like Dr. Rao. Thank you all for your understanding of pain.”
– Linda D.
“Explained my issue and came up with a plan of action. Could not have been more empathetic. Don't want to need her...but when you're in terrible pain she's my only life ring. Thanks, Dr. Rau, your the best!”
– James W.
“She is wonderful. Patience is one of her powers. Putting people at ease and answering all questions thoroughly. Outgoing personality.”
– Mary W.
“Dr. Rao was extremely professional and personable at the same time. She walked me through what she was going to do in my procedure every step of the way. I appreciate her making me feel comfortable.”
– Victor T.
“Very caring and professional, making sure I knew what to expect and want to put me at ease by answering all my questions.”
– Sally P.
“Dr. Rao is terrific and makes sure you are comfortable and as pain-free as possible.”
– Colette H.
“I had a cervical procedure done. Dr. Rao is fabulous! She is so good that no general anesthesia is needed. She has an excellent bedside manner and is well respected by her patients. The care I receive from her has given me an active life back. Thank you, Dr. Rao. You are the best!”
– Kristin E.
“Dr. Rao is the best.”
– Louis D.
“My experience with Dr. Rao is nothing but pleasant. She is knowledgeable and professional and has a great way of taking your mind off what is happening.”
– Amy T.
“Always a pleasant experience and caring environment!”
– Jerry C.
“You and Dr. Rao are the best, everyone there treated me like a human, and understand my treatment. Thank you.”
– Pamela M.
“Dr. Rao makes you feel like she cares about you! Very professional, knowledgeable and explains every step of the way her decision for treatment! I love her she is fantastic!”
– Sandra W.
“My experience was awesome. I was entirely at ease and confident with my provider. She was friendly, professional and knowledgeable.”
– Dawn P.
“I think Dr. Rao is excellent she listens and explains everything. She makes me feel comfortable. She also has the best personality. I love her. I thank God for her. My lower back pain is gone now for several months after the shots.”
– Darlene G.
“Great and friendly service. Dr. Rao left no questions as to what was going on and how to take care of it.”
– Patrick B.
“I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Rao. She is indeed the best doctor and amazing. Very caring and listens to your issues. She explains what she’s doing and makes a plan for anything else that you may need. I’m pleased to be her patient.”
– Sandra A.
“Dr. Rao and everyone I came in contact pleasant and helpful. I feel they all went out of their way to help me.”
– Mary J.
“I had an epidural injection with Dr. Rao. She explained I have the MRI results with me so that I understood them before the dose. The injection itself was quick and painless. I am fully satisfied with the entire staff.”
– Barry H.
“Always have a great experience whenever I come to see any of the doctors at Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute.”
– Robert K.
“The entire staff from greeting to departing is so lovely. They listen and genuinely care about me. I love you’re so nearby.”
– Richard V.
“Dr. Rao was very helpful, patient and cared about my pain and procedures. She was willing to change plans, with an excellent attitude and beautifully explained things.”
– Beth N.
“Dr. Rao explains everything she is going to do before she does them.”
– Edward M.
“Very lovely polite very well-informed I had a delightful experience. I will highly be recommending anyone who has back problem to go there.”
– Heriberto T.
“Excellent professional care with good results.”
– Donald M.
“I have been seeing Dr. Rao for several years, and she's the best!”
– Margaret V.
“Dr. Rao was very personable. Knowing I was having pain injections, I was a bit apprehensive. After speaking with Dr. Rao for just a few minutes, I was immediately put at ease. She also had a soft touch, and I really didn’t feel much of anything during the procedure. Even the numbing shots were pretty much painless! The whole staff was terrific. Everyone introduced themselves and explained what my next step would be, etc. you should be so proud to have them on your team! Outstanding care! I would highly recommend Dr. Rao and her staff!”
– Claudia C.
“Dr. Rao listened and was very responsive to my issues. She is a great doctor and a terrific person. I feel very confident having Dr. Rao treats my medical needs.”
– Gerald W.
“I had an epidural with Dr. Rao as my provider, she was informative before, during and after the procedure. She answered all my questions and made sure I was comfortable and pain-free during the injection. She assured if I had any problems after I could reach her using the number on the info given to me.”
– Elizabeth H.
“Dr. Rao is just the best! She is warm and friendly. She does an excellent job of reassuring you during procedures. I wouldn’t go to anyone else. Love her!”
– Deb I.
“Dr. Rao was terrific, took time to explain what my procedure would entail. She was more than happy to answer any questions I may have had. She is a beautiful, caring Doctor, and I would recommend her highly.”
– Elaine J.
“Dr. Anita Rao has always shown a concern for me as a person and her compassion is more like she is a best friend or a close family member. I am grateful for her upbeat personality as well as her sincere smile. It goes a long way to help any patient who is struggling to find some never-ending relief pain. I am very blessed to be accepted and treated by Dr. Rao and her entire staff.”
– Robert L.
“Dr. Rao is not only an excellent physician, but she listens to her patients and is very empathetic. She is truly wonderful!”
– Natalie F.
“I am happy with Dr. Rao and her staff. It is a good experience and feels they take their time with me and are doing their best to help me with my health problem. Feel very inspired by my visits to them.”
– Marilyn R.
“She was professional, educational, caring, friendly and very efficient. I highly recommend her. The procedure was over before I even realized it. Entire staff, Judy and Darrell were just great. Thanks, Dr. Rao!”
– Charlene G.
“I have been seeing Dr. Rao for several years. She excels in professionalism, knowledge, procedural technique and impressive communication skills and empathy. I’m so grateful she manages my spinal pain management. I always have received excellent results from the spine injections. No words can truly express my gratitude efficiently, but she enables me to lead a relatively “normal” life.”
– Carole T.