Dr. Rama D. Rao, MD Pain Management
Specializing in managing all painful conditions

About Dr. Rama D. Rao M.D.

Dr. Rao is fellowship trained in subspecialty of pain management at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. She is board certified in anesthesiology and pain management with more than 20 years experience practicing pain management.

Modern multidisciplinary concept of pain management was introduced by pioneers like Dr. John J. Bonica, with this approach the pain patient must be assessed in a multidisciplinary setting to make a concrete diagnosis and then treated utilizing multimodality treatments for optimal outcome. This has further led to development of specialty of Pain Management and training called Pain Fellowship. It is the Fellowship training in pain management where a physician is trained as a specialist under various specialties like anesthesiology, psychiatry, psychology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, and orthopedic surgery. It is during this fellowship training where the pain physician acquires necessary clinical skills to evaluate and treat pain appropriately and effectively.

Dr. Rama Rao


  • American Medical Association
  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • Genesee County Medical Society
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

Dr. Rao helps to manage all painful conditions while participating with all insurances.

Self referrals are also accepted.

She is affiliated with all Genesee County Hospitals:

  1. Genesys PHO
  2. Hurley PHO
  3. McLaren Regional Medical Center
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