Anitha Rao, MD, Neurology, Chicago, IL

AnithaRaoMDMA

Neurology Chicago, IL

Hospital/Neurohospitalist, Neurodegenerative, Dementia & Geriatrics, Clinical Informatics

Memory Disorders Neurologist, CEO & Founder of Neurocern

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Summary

  • Dr. Rao is a board certified geriatric and cognitive neurologist, most recently at University of California San Francisco Memory and Aging Center. She is trained in treating patients with memory disorders, Alzheimer's disease, neurodegenerative conditions, and dementia. She represents 1 of 600 neurologists trained in memory disorders in the country. She also serves as an advisor to the American Geriatrics Society and the American Academy of Neurology.

    Dr. Rao practices in Chicago and is CEO and founder of Neurocern, a dementia analytics company that provides personalized care management for enterprise clients, patients, and family caregivers.

Education & Training

  • UCSF
    UCSFFellowship, Behavioral Neurology, 2013 - 2014
  • Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals
    Case Western Reserve University - University HospitalsResidency, Neurology, 2010 - 2013
  • Case Western Reserve University - MetroHealth
    Case Western Reserve University - MetroHealthInternship, Preliminary Year, 2009 - 2010
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Case Western Reserve UniversityMA, Medical Anthropology, 2008 - 2009
  • University of Toledo College of Medicine
    University of Toledo College of MedicineClass of 2008
  • Lehigh UniversityB. A., Biology, Cum Laude, 2001 - 2003

Certifications & Licensure

  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 2016 - 2017
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2014 - 2020
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2012 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2009 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
  • Phi Beta Kappa Lehigh University, 2003

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Atypical forms of Guillain-Barré syndrome and H1N1-influenza vaccination  
    Aasef G. Shaikh, Pichet Termsarasab, Chinasa Nwankwo, Anitha Rao-Frisch, Bashar Katirji, Vaccine, 5/1/2012
  • Integrating Brain Health Into Wellness: The Importance of Technology and Exercise  
    Rao-Frisch A, Whitehouse PJ, Neurological Institute Journal, 1/1/2012

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Atypical forms of Guillain-Barré syndrome and H1N1-influenza vaccination
    Aasef G. Shaikh, Pichet Termsarasab, Chinasa Nwankwo, Anitha Rao-Frisch, Bashar Katirji, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Conference, San Francisco, CA, 9/1/2011

Lectures

  • The Art of Storytelling: Physician Entrepreneurship 
    Chicago, IL - 5/2015
  • Neuroscience and Mindfulness: Best Care Practices for Persons with CTE and Their Families 
    Honolulu, Hawaii - 1/2015
  • Insight into Cognitive Health 
    Keynote address Emotiv Lifescience Designathon - 2/2014
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Press Mentions

  • Neurocern Partners with the Long-Term Care Insurance Industry for Improved Dementia Care
    Neurocern Partners with the Long-Term Care Insurance Industry for Improved Dementia CareOctober 29, 2019 21:33
  • 7 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know About Alzheimer's
    7 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know About Alzheimer'sNovember 10, 2017 10:54
  • Neurologist Shortages Widespread in U.S., Alzheimer's Association Warns
    Neurologist Shortages Widespread in U.S., Alzheimer's Association WarnsJuly 18, 2017 10:49
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Kannada, Tamil

Industry Relationships

  • Medical Advisory Board, Emotiv LifeScienceStrategy, Product Development2014 - 2015