Consult Dr. Shree Rao - Vertigo treatment specialist

Find Relief from Dizziness, Find Your Stability: Expert Vertigo Treatment

With a dedication to providing comprehensive and effective vertigo treatment solutions, Dr. Shree Rao is a trusted expert in helping patients find relief from dizziness and instability. With her years of experience and compassionate approach, Dr. Shree Rao has helped numerous patients regain their balance and improve their quality of life. Whether you’re seeking evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment for yourself or a loved one, you’re in capable hands with Dr. Shree C Rao. Take the first step towards conquering vertigo and embracing a life without dizziness.

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What is Vertigo?

Vertigo is a symptom where one feels the sensation of the surroundings spinning or moving around him or her. Its intensity can go from barely perceptible to so high that the person finds it difficult to maintain balance or equilibrium and becomes incapable of performing routine chores. A vertigo attack can last for a few seconds or minutes, or for a few days at a stretch.


Dr. Shree Rao, Ear Surgeon explains that Vertigo can be a result of problems in the inner ear or the brain. These include:

  • BPPV – Benign paroxysmal Positional Vertigo in which certain head movements cause giddiness
  • MIGRAINES – Severe headaches can trigger Vertigo
  • LABYRINTHITIS – This inner ear infection is one of the major and common underlying causes of Vertigo
  • VESTIBULAR NEURONITIS – This is the condition where the vestibular nerve – that reaches the inner ear and sends messages to the brain – has inflammation


Vertigo can be broadly classified into Peripheral Vertigo and Central Vertigo. Peripheral vertigo occurs when there is a problem in the inner ear whereas Central vertigo occurs when there is a problem in the brain.

Peripheral Vertigo

Most of the patients complain of frequent bouts of giddiness. A small percentage of them experience hearing loss, tinnitus, nausea or vomiting.

Depending on the symptoms the patient presents with, Dr. Shree Rao, one of the expert doctors for Vertigo treatment in Hyderabad, first does a general physical examination, followed by a thorough ENT examination. She also checks the functioning of all the cranial nerves and may perform a variety of tests (including the simple otoendoscopy, audiological evaluation and complex ones like Positional tests using Video-nystagmography, Occulomotor examination, caloric tests, Craniocorpography) in order to determine what’s causing the vertigo. 

Mainly Dr. Shree Rao, Vertigo treatment specialist in Hyderabad, checks whether vertigo is due to inner ear problems (BPPV), or a more serious condition, such as stroke or brain tumor. She also may advise some radiological investigations like HRCT temporal bone when she suspects middle ear pathology or perilymphatic fistulas. Dr. Shree Rao is the Best Vertigo treatment doctor in Hyderabad and her hospital, Dr. Rao’s ENT is the preferred destination for ENT treatment of all kinds, and Best hospital for Vertigo treatment in Hyderabad.

Gone are the days where the treatment of vertigo included just camouflaging the symptoms rather than treating the root cause. In recent times, the treatment of vertigo has become very specific and targeted. Dr. Shree Rao is one of the top Doctors for Vertigo treatment in Hyderabad and here is what she says/suggests:

  1. If the person is diagnosed with BPPV, it is better to opt for canalith repositioning maneuvers, where the doctor repositions all the crystals that are freely mobile in the semicircular canals into their original place - the vestibule. After that, Dr. Shree Rao, Vertigo treatment specialist in Hyderabad, may advise some vestibular exercises so that the patient will be free of giddiness later.
  2. If diagnosed with Meniere’s disease, Dr. Shree Rao prefers to first provide some medical management to reduce the effects. But in case
    it is recurring, Dr. Shree Rao may proceed with surgical management which includes decompression of endolymphatic sac which is responsible for giddiness.
  3. Vestibular neuronitis or labyrinthitis, Ramsayhunt syndrome (herpes zoster infection) issues are usually managed with medical management in the form of antibiotics or anti-viral medications.
  4. In case the patient is diagnosed with cholesteatoma or perilymphatic fistula, then surgery is the best and only option, clarifies
    Dr. Shree Rao, Ear Surgeon, Hyderabad.

It’s important to take the right steps to prevent Peripheral vertigo, even if you’ve already experienced it. Prevention tips include: 

  • Avoiding trigger foods
  • Getting proper sleep
  • Following a healthy diet plan 
  • Avoiding caffeine or gluten-rich foods
  • Reducing stress
  • Lowering blood pressure if it is very high

It’s also important not to drive when you have Peripheral vertigo, as it may cause dizziness that interferes with the ability to drive safely.


Central vertigo is the result of a disease or injury to the brain, such as head injuries, illness, infection, multiple sclerosis, migraine, brain tumor, stroke or transient ischemic attacks i.e. mini strokes that last for only a brief period.

Central vertigo lasts for longer periods of time, and is characterized by uncontrolled eye movements that do not allow the patient to focus on a fixed point. Though hearing problems are not associated with Central Vertigo, it can show up as headaches, weakness, or trouble swallowing.

According to Ear Surgeon Dr. Shree Rao, it is of utmost importance to first locate the root cause of Central Vertigo and addressing all treatment options towards resolving it. Where migraines are revealed as the cause, medication and reducing stress levels would be advised. For certain pre-existing conditions such as multiple sclerosis, stroke, or tumors, the treatment may consist of simply managing the symptoms in the best possible manner through medicines for nausea and to help lessen the sensation of movement. Vestibular Rehabilitation Training (VRT) - a series of exercises for people with dizziness and balance problems – has proven as beneficial to patients presenting with vertigo.


About Dr. Shree Cuddapah Rao

Consult Dr. Shree Rao - Best Vertigo Treatment Doctor in India

Dr. Shree Cuddapah Rao is acclaimed as one of the best vertigo treatment specialists in Hyderabad. With 10+ years of deep domain experience in the field of ENT, she is the director at Dr. Rao’s ENT Super Specialty International Hospital.

Dr.Shree Rao underwent specialized training in Rhinoplasty / Facial Plastic surgery at Singapore General Hospital, Singapore. She also underwent advanced training in cochlear implant surgery under Padmashri Dr. Milind V Kirtane and has a Fellowship in cochlear implant. Having performed over 200 successful cochlear implants for patients from all over the world, Dr. Shree Cuddapah Rao is also the recipient of several prestigious accolades in the domain of ENT and considered as the best Cochlear Implant Surgeon in India.

Patient Testimonials

Lokanath Nayak
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In today’s medicine fraternity, trust, expertise, and technology matters. Dr Rao’s ENT super speciality international hospital, Hyderabad, is a befitting example. Dr Shree is an amazing and an excellent surgeon. She did my daughter’s cochlear implant surgery. She is approachable, very caring and understanding. It is rare to find a surgeon who speaks highly of her patient and takes personal care of the patient. The Hospital team is very cooperative and supportive, with a touch of a smile. I sincerely thank Shri Shrinivas, the team of doctors and the supporting staff. The hospital’s professionalism is true to its vision and mission statement.
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My friend has been suffering from ear problems for many years and took treatment for his ear problems in various hospitals in Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, U.P. and Arunachal Pradesh. Even after treatment for long years and in various hospitals, his partial heart loss of the left ear never improved or regained. Finally, Dr. From our native state, I.e Arunachal, suggested my friend to go for cochlear implantation and referred me to Dr. Rao ENT international Hospital Kukatpally, Hyderabad. By the Grace of God and Dr Shree Mam’s blessing, the operation was successful. The medical staff behaved in good manners even though we were facing a bit of a problem in conversation as their native language is Telugu. Besides the linguistic problem in a conversation with a few staff members, everything is perfect. Anyone Suffering from the same ear problems can consult this hospital without any doubt. Lastly, thank you, Dr. Shree man and other hospital staff for your great hospitality. We will never forget your kindness
Vasanthi Godi
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My younger brother underwent Cochlear implant surgery on one side by Dr. Shree Rao mam a few years back. After a few years, we visited for 2nd ear cochlear implant surgery. Surgery is successful, and my brother is also ready to wear his implant on the other side. Thanks to Dr. Shree Rao mam, for taking good care of my brother. Special thanks to Dr Shree Rao mam🙏 and the entire staff at Dr. Rao’s ENT Hospital, Hyderabad.
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