Dr. Elias Rifkah, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 50

120 Chestnut Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
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Dr. Rifkah's Specialties

  • Family Medicine

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Hospital Quality

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Altoona Regional Health System
620 Howard Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
Nason Hospital
105 Nason Dr
Roaring Spring, PA 16673

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
120 Chestnut Ave
Altoona, PA 16601
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    Dr. Rifkah's Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    Background Check for Dr. Rifkah

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Tichreen / Faculty of Medicine

    Residency Hospital

    Maryland Gen Hospital
    University Of Ne Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rifkah & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Rifkah's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Altoona Regional Health System

    • Nason Hospital

    • Tyrone Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Rifkah

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.0
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rifkah to family and friends

    4 out of 5

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    Dr. Rifkah's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    8 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.6 out of 5

    8 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Rifkah

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.9 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.1 out of 5

    8 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.4 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    120 Chestnut Ave
    Altoona, PA 16601
    (814) 940-8113 (Office)
    (814) 946-1928 (Fax)
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