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Dr. Malathi Rao, DO

Neurology*
4.2 (26)
Map Pin Small Chicago, IL
Accepting new patients
16 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Malathi Rao, DO

Dr. Malathi Rao, DO is a Neurology Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Neurology, has 16 years of experience, and is board certified in Epilepsy. They graduated from Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern Medicine Central Dupage Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Rao an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Rao works at Practice in Chicago, IL with other offices in New Lenox, IL and Winfield, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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
    1411 S Michigan Ave Fl 4, Chicago, IL 60605 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 942-5936
  2. 2
    Premiere Endocrine Associates Sc
    1890 Silver Cross Blvd, New Lenox, IL 60451 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (815) 723-4387
  3. 3
    Office
    25 N Winfield Rd Ste 424, Winfield, IL 60190 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (630) 933-4056
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    Rumc-university Neurologists
    1725 W Harrison St Ste 1118, Chicago, IL 60612 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 942-4500

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Northwestern Medicine Central Dupage Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Traumatic Brain Injury
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Treatment frequency



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Traumatic Brain Injury
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Difficulty With Walking
Aural Migraine
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Stenosis
Cervical Vertigo
Diplopia
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Dizziness
Gait Abnormality
Headache
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Migraine
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Parkinson's Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Spinal Demyelination
Spinal Stenosis
Stroke
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Tremor
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Visual Field Defects
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
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Anterior Horn Disease
Ataxia
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Bell's Palsy
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Injury
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Embolism
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Cluster Headache
Chronic Pain
Cluster Headache
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Cranial Trauma
Dementia
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Dysphagia
Dystonia
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Embolic Stroke
Epilepsy
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Essential Tremor
Facial Nerve Disorder
Herniated Disc
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Loss of Taste
Low Back Pain
Menstrual Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myoclonus
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Optic Neuritis
Parkinsonism
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Rathke's Cleft Cyst
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syncope
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Tension Headache
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Dementia
Vertigo
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Vitamin B Deficiency
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
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
Nerve Conduction Studies
Peripheral NeuropathyTesting
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Sudoscan
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TCD Bubble Test
Wada Test
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    • HFN
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    • LifeSynch
    • MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
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    4.2
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    Based on 26 ratings
    Patient Ratings (26)
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    About Dr. Malathi Rao, DO

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 16 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1265694525
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Baylor College Of Medicine|Michigan State University (Sparrow)
    Fellowship
    Medical Education
    • Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Epilepsy, Neurology and Vascular Neurology
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    Dr. Malathi Rao, DO is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Rao is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Rao has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Rao has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury, 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.

    26 patients have reviewed Dr. Rao. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rao.

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