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Dr. Chitharanjan Rao, MD

Neurology*
2.7 (27)
Map Pin Small Princeton, NJ
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Chitharanjan Rao, MD

Dr. Chitharanjan Rao, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Princeton, NJ. They specialize in Neurology, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology. They graduated from University of Bombay / Grant Medical College and is affiliated with Penn Medicine Princeton Health. Patients rated Dr. Rao an average 2.7 star rating.

Dr. Rao works at Lawrenceville Neurology Center in Princeton, NJ with other offices in Lawrenceville, NJ. They frequently treat conditions like Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy and Myelopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Rao's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    10 Forrestal Rd S Ste 202, Princeton, NJ 08540 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (609) 688-3492
  2. 2
    Lawrenceville Neurology Center P.A.
    3120 Princeton Pike Fl 2, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (609) 896-1701
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    Associated Colon and Rectal Specialist Inc
    3131 Princeton Pike Bldg 3C, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (609) 896-1701
  4. 4
    Office
    8 Forrestal Rd S Ste 101, Princeton, NJ 08540 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (609) 896-1701

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  • Penn Medicine Princeton Health

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Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Myelopathy
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Aural Migraine
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
Chronic Pain
Concussion
Cranial Trauma
Dementia
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Drug Induced Dystonia
Dystonia
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Epilepsy
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Essential Tremor
Gait Abnormality
Headache
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Low Back Pain
Migraine
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Parkinson's Disease
Radiculopathy
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Spinal Demyelination
Spinal Stenosis
Stroke
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Syncope
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Tension Headache
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Visual Field Defects
Vitamin B Deficiency
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Nerve Conduction Studies
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Aneurysm
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Anterior Horn Disease
Astrocytoma
Ataxia
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Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Bell's Palsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Embolism
Cerebral Palsy
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Cluster Headache
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compressed Spinal Cord
Confusion
Diplopia
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Dysphagia
Embolic Stroke
Encephalomyelopathy
Episodic Cluster Headache
Facial Nerve Disorder
Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
Febrile Convulsion
Fever-Induced Seizure
Hemispacial Neglect
Hereditary Amyloidosis
Herniated Disc
Huntington's Disease
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Insomnia
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Ischemic Encephalopathy
Loss of Smell and Taste
Lyme Disease
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Meningitis
Menstrual Migraine
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelitis
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Myoclonus
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Optic Neuritis
Parkinsonism
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pituitary Tumor
Polymyositis
Polyneuropathy
Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Schwannoma
Seizure Disorders
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sleep Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Disorders
Stiff-Man Syndrome
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syphilis Infections
Temporal Arteritis
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Thrombosis
Tic Disorders
Tourette's Syndrome
Transverse Myelitis
Tuberculosis Meningitis
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Ambulatory EEG With Video Monitoring
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Carotid Ultrasound
Cognitive Function Testing
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Doppler Test
EMG (Electromyography)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Memory Evaluation
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Somatosensory Evoked Potential (SSEP)
Sudoscan
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TCD Bubble Test
Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)
Wada Test
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    2.7
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    Based on 27 ratings
    Patient Ratings (27)
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    About Dr. Chitharanjan Rao, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Gujarati
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    NPI Number
    • 1659306835
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Bombay / Grant Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy and Neurology
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    Dr. Rao has seen patients for Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy and Myelopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Rao on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    27 patients have reviewed Dr. Rao. The overall rating for this provider is 2.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rao.

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