Dr. Raphael I. Kieval, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 58

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Dr. Kieval's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Boston Medical Center Corporation
1 Boston Medical Center Place
Boston, MA 02118
Morton Hospital
88 Washington Street
Taunton, MA 02780

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kieval

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Boston Medical Center Clinic RHEUMATOLOGY
Boston Medical Center Clinic RHU
720 Harrison Ave Suite 401
Boston, MA 02118
Rheumatology Consultants
Rheumatology Consultants
1351 Main St
Brockton, MA 02301
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    Dr. Kieval's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, 1985
    • Rheumatology, 1988
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Lyme Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
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    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Massachusetts.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Boston University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    University Hospital
    Complete in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    University Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Fellowship Hospital

    Brigham Womens Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kieval & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Kieval's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Boston Medical Center Corporation

    • Morton Hospital

    • Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kieval

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kieval to family and friends

    4 responses
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    4 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 4 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Kieval
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Kieval accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Boston Medical Center Clinic RHEUMATOLOGY
    Boston Medical Center Clinic RHU
    720 Harrison Ave Suite 401
    Boston, MA 02118
    (617) 638-7460 (Office)
    (617) 638-7454 (Fax)
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    Rheumatology Consultants
    1351 Main St
    Brockton, MA 02301
    (508) 587-4112 (Office)
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