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Dr. Sudhir Rao, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.7 (29)
Map Pin Small Big Rapids, MI
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Sudhir Rao, MD

Dr. Sudhir Rao, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Big Rapids, MI. They graduated from University Of Bombay / Goa Medical College and is affiliated with Munson Medical Center, Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital and Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital. Dr. Rao, completed a residency at Cleveland Clinic Fndn. Patients rated Dr. Rao an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Rao works at Practice in Big Rapids, MI with other offices in Cadillac, MI. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain and AC Joint Injury along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield 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
    Big Rapids Orthopaedics PC
    650 Linden St Ste 2, Big Rapids, MI 49307 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (231) 577-2550
  2. 2
    Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital
    400 Hobart St, Cadillac, MI 49601 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (231) 577-2550
  3. 3
    Office
    120 N Michigan Ave Ste 6, Big Rapids, MI 49307 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (231) 796-6721
  4. 4
    Office
    302 Hobart St Ste B, Cadillac, MI 49601 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (231) 577-2550

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Munson Medical Center
  • Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital
  • Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital

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Joint Pain
AC Joint Injury
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Joint Pain
AC Joint Injury
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Ankle Fracture
Back Pain
Broken Arm
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Foot Infection
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Ganglion Cyst
Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Miner's Knee
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Fracture
Tibial Fracture
Trigger Finger
Wrist Fracture
Arthrocentesis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Excision of Ganglion
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Neuroplasty
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger Release
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Bunion
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Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Chondrocalcinosis
Chondromalacia
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femur Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot And Ankle Osteophyte
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Gait Abnormality
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Infective Arthritis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Meniscus Tear
Morton's Neuroma
Muscle Cramping
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Fracture
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Repeated Shoulder Dislocation
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Knee
Rib Fracture
Runner's Knee
Sacral Fracture
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Snapping Hip
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tenosynovitis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
ACL Surgery
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Replacement
Ankle Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
Bone Scan
Bunion Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Closed Hip Fracture Treatment
De Quervain's Release
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
Elbow Repair
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Foot Fracture Treatment Closed
Foot Surgery
Foreign Body Removal
Hammer Toe Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Fracture Treatment Closed
Hand Fracture Treatment Open
Hand Tendon Repair
Heel Bone Spur Removal
Hip Arthroscopy
Hip Dislocation
Hip Labrum Repair
Hip Reconstruction Surgery
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Replacement, Cemented
Hip Replacement, Cementless
Hip Resurfacing
Hip Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Joint Drainage
Joint Fluid Test
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Cartilage Implantation
Knee Cartilage Repair
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Knee Osteotomy
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Resurfacing
Knee Surgery
Knee Tendon Repair
Lateral Retinaculum Patella Release
McMurray's Test
Meniscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Open Hip Fracture Treatment
Partial Hip Replacement
Pediatric Hip Surgery
Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
Peripheral Nerve Block
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Dislocation Surgery
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Resurfacing
Skin Biopsy
Skin Grafts
Skin Lesion Biopsy
Skin Lesion Removal
Skin Surgery
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal and Postural Screening
Surgery, Trauma
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wound Repair
Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
Wrist Surgery
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    4.7
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    Based on 29 ratings
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    About Dr. Sudhir Rao, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1780690826
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Cleveland Clinic Fndn
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University Of Bombay / Goa Medical College
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Sudhir Rao, MD 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 accepts Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    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 Joint Pain and AC Joint 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.

    29 patients have reviewed Dr. Rao. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rao.

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