Vikas Rao MD Neurosurgery

Dr. Vikas Rao

Dr. Rao is a dual-trained cerebrovascular neurosurgeon,
specializing in minimally invasive treatments for aneurysms, AVMs, carotid disease, and stroke.


We Put Patients First

We understand that you have countless options for whom you choose as your surgeon. We intend to show you what quality care can mean for you. In addition to healthcare backed by years of training and experience, our office is also where patient comfort and convenience are prioritized. When you visit our office, you can expect to be treated the same way we would treat our family.


Vikas Rao, MD

Board Certified Neurosurgeon
Board Certified Neurosurgeon
Dr. Vikas Rao is a board certified fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in the treatment of vascular disorders of the brain, brain tumor surgery, and spine surgery.
Specialized Training
Specialized Training
He is a specialist in the treatment of stroke, brain bleeds, cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), and carotid diseases. Dr. Rao also has extensive training in the treatment of brain and spine tumors, brain and spine trauma, minimally invasive pituitary surgery, skull base neurosurgery surgery, and minimally invasive spine surgery.
Orange County Top Doctor
Orange County Top Doctor
The Orange County Medical Association (OCMA) is a professional organization representing physicians in Orange County, California. Dr. Rao is recognized as an Orange County Medical Association Physician of Excellence for the last 3 years in a row (2022, 2023 and 2024).
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Services We Offer

Welcome to the office of neurosurgeon Dr. Vikas Rao, where your health comes first. Below are some of the neurosurgical treatments that we offer in Mission Viejo, CA:


Patients Testimonials

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Your concerns are important to us, and we want to make sure all of your questions are answered so you understand your options. Please contact our office with any questions, and our team will be happy to assist you.

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(949) 388-7190
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Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm

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