Dr. William A. Rafuls, MD

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Specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry • Male • Age 61

2158 Northgate Park Ln
Chattanooga, TN 37415
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Dr. Rafuls' Experience

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Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center
1 Medical Park Blvd
Bristol, TN 37620

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William A. Rafuls,MD
William A. Rafuls, MD
2158 Northgate Park Ln
Chattanooga, TN 37415
Northeast Tennessee Emergency
Northeast Tennessee Emergency
130 W Ravine Rd
Kingsport, TN 37660
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    Dr. Rafuls' Experience

    Specialties

    • Geriatric Psychiatry
    • Psychosomatic Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Geriatric Psychiatry
    • Psychiatry
    • Psychosomatic Medicine
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    Procedures Dr. Rafuls Performs

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    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
    • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
    • Antisocial Personality Disorder
    • Anxiety
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Borderline Personality Disorder
    • Combination Drug Dependence
    • Conversion Disorder
    • Delusional Disorder
    • Developmental and Learning Disorders
    • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
    • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
    • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
    • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
    • Gender Dysphoria
    • Homicidal Ideation
    • Impulse Control Disorders
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
    • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
    • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
    • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
    • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Opioid Dependence
    • Paranoid Personality Disorder
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    • Personality Disorders
    • Phobia
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Psychiatric Diseases
    • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
    • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
    • Schizophrenia
    • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
    • Somatoform Disorders
    • Suicidal Ideation
    • Tobacco Use Disorder
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    Background Check for Dr. Rafuls

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • 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

    Awards

    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Board Certified in Psychiatry
    • Board Certified in Geriatric Psychiatry
    • Board Certified in Psychosomatic Medicine
    • Board Certified in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Universidad Central Del Este (Uce), Facultad De Medicina
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    SUNY Upstate Med Center
    Complete in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    SUNY Upstate Med Center
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mass Genl Hospital Harvard Med
    Complete in 1985
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rafuls & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Rafuls' Hospital Quality

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    Office Locations

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    William A. Rafuls,MD
    William A. Rafuls, MD
    2158 Northgate Park Ln
    Chattanooga, TN 37415
    (423) 475-6791 (Office)
    (423) 475-6794 (Fax)
    • Parking: Plenty of disabled parking and free.
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    Northeast Tennessee Emergency
    130 W Ravine Rd
    Kingsport, TN 37660
    (423) 224-4000 (Office)
    (423) 915-0635 (Fax)
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rafuls to family and friends*
    Tell us about your experience with Dr. Rafuls
    Tell us about the office & staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Rafuls
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
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    Email: *
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