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Aruna Rao, M.B.B.S., M.D.
Aruna S Rao, M.B.B.S., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Expertise: Hydrocephalus, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, Neurology, Pseudotumor Cerebri
Research Interests: Headache and sleep disorders; pseudotumor cerebri and sleep apnea
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Dr. Aruna Rao is a board-certified neurologist with additional board certifications in headache and sleep medicine. Dr. Rao completed her Neurology residency at Johns Hopkins school of medicine followed by a fellowship in Sleep medicine.
She sees patients at the headache center, cerebro spinal fluid (CSF) disorders center and sleep disorders center, which are located at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She specializes in all headache disorders including migraine, cluster, tension headaches, trigeminal neuralgia and facial pain. Dr. Rao is currently not accepting new patients.
In the CSF Disorders Center she evaluates patients with pseudotumor cerebri and other CSF disorders. In the sleep disorders center she sees patients with sleep apnea, insomnia, hypersomnolence disorders and movement disorders associated with sleep like restless leg syndrome.
- Assistant Professor of Neurology
Centers & Institutes
- MBBS, PSG Institute of Medical Science and Research (1997)
- Cabrini Medical Center / Psychiatry (2003)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurology (2011)
- Cambridge Hospital / Child Psychiatry (2005)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurology (2013)
- American Board of Psychiatry And Neurology / Neurology (2011)
Research & Publications
Selected PublicationsView all on Pubmed
Salas RE, Gamaldo A, Collop NA, Gulyani S, Hsu M, David PM, Rao A, Gamaldo CE.
Sleep Med. 2013 Jan;14(1):105-8. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2012.09.013. Epub 2012 Nov 3.
Shetty M, Shetty PK, Ramesh A, Thomas B, Prabhu S, Rao A.
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2010 May;89(5):718-21. doi: 10.3109/00016341003623738.
Zeng P, Zhang G, Rao A, Bowles W, Wiedmann TS.
Int J Pharm. 2009 Feb 9;367(1-2):73-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2008.09.031. Epub 2008 Sep 25.
Zeng P, Rao A, Wiedmann TS, Bowles W.
Drug Dev Ind Pharm. 2009 Feb;35(2):172-6. doi: 10.1080/03639040802220318 .
Meundi AD, Amma A, Rao A, Shetty S, Shetty AK.
J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2008 Jan-Feb;7(1):27-34. Epub 2007 Jun 6.