Dr. Allon Rafael, MD

Dr. Allon Rafael, MD

Clinical Cardiac ElectrophysiologyMaleAge 41

Accepting new patients

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(408) 642-6550

Dr. Allon Rafael, MD is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist in San Jose, CA. He is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rafael to book an appointment.

Locations

Heart Rhythm Associates

Heart Rhythm Associates2400 Samaritan Dr Ste 100 San Jose, CA 95124
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At a Glance

  • Low Wait Times Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

Dr. Rafael's Reviews

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My visit with Dr. Rafael the day before my implant was very informative. The pros and cons of having the procedure were explained in layman’s language and ultimately made the decision to have the procedure done. Next day the pacemaker was put in and so far so good !
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Tom Albanese – Feb 23, 2021
Dr. Rafael put my ICD into my chest at Good Sam ICU. He called my wife Jackie and explained the process and answered her questions. I am very fortunate to be alive and recovering from cardiac arrest. Many thank you to everyone at Good Sam and especially to Dr. Rafael!
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Rick Costanzo – Jun 18, 2020
Excellent!
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May 16, 2020
I am a 76 year old retired RN. He listens and answers all concerns. He, is thorough, comforting and after cardiac ablation answered my 1:20 AM call. I'm confident I chose the right doc for procedure and I'm out 10 days from surgery and feeling better every day.
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Bonnie Koon – Nov 03, 2019

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rafael's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rafael performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rafael performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rafael performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Rafael performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rafael treats Heart Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Rafael treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Rafael's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Disease
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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Dr. Rafael accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM)-CA HMO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA HMO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
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UC Care-CA PPO
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Rafael’s focus is on treatment of abnormal heart rhythms including worrisomely slow and dangerously fast arrhythmias. He is trained in advanced catheter...Read more

Biography

Dr. Rafael is a Bay Area native cardiologist and cardiac arrhythmia specialist, treating patients with heart rhythm disorders. He received his undergraduate...Read more

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

University of New Mexico | Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Beth Israel Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Beth Israel Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Tel Aviv University Sackler School Of Medicine
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Allon Rafael, MD?

Call (408) 642-6550 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Is Dr. Allon Rafael, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Allon Rafael, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Allon Rafael, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Rafael frequently treats Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement, Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair, and Heart Disease. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Rafael treats.

Where is Dr. Allon Rafael, MD's office located?

Dr. Rafael's office is located at 2400 Samaritan Dr Ste 100, San Jose, CA 95124. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Allon Rafael, MD speak?

Dr. Rafael speaks Spanish, Hebrew, and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Allon Rafael, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Rafael has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Rafael is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Good Samaritan Hospital

San Jose, CA

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received