Dr. B Burt Rahavi, MD

Dr. B Burt Rahavi, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. B Burt Rahavi, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Pahlavi University in 1974 and specializes in rheumatology.Read his story

400 Newport Center Dr Ste 602A

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Contact Information

(949) 759-9110

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Rahavi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rahavi "B. Burt Rahavi, M.D., F.A.C.R. is a Board Certified Rheumatologist and a fellow member of the American College of Rheumatology whose practice is located in Newport Beach, CA. His clinical interest is in diagnosis and treatment of Arthritis and related disorders, Gout and Gouty arthritis as well as Osteoporosis."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rahavi "I believe in a mutual, traditional patient-physician relationship. I enjoy to employ the ART as well as the SCIENCE of MEDICINE TO improve my patient's health and quality of life. 

According to WHO (World Health Organization) "Health is a state of well being PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY and SOCIALLY". Therefore, care should consider the whole person to produce the best results. "

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

83  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Gout
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Dry Eyes
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Neuropathic Arthropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polyarthropathy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
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8  Procedures

  • Bursa Injection
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Pahlavi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Wright State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rahavi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Persian

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What People Say About Dr. B Burt Rahavi, MD
I have been a patient of Dr. Rahavi's for many years. I find him to be an excellent physician. He is dedicated to his patients and provides all around care. He does not just address his specialty he demonstrates concern for his patients. He will always take your calls and has the best interest for...Read More
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Sue H. in Newport Beach, CA – Feb 11, 2017
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I've been his patient since 2005. He listens to what I say, explains things, and treats me, not just my pain. Sometimes I need to wait, but it's because he treats each patient like they are his only patient. I recently moved out of state and after bad experiences with the doctors there, I now...Read More
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Shirley W in St George, UT – Aug 29, 2016
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Dr. Rahavi is the very personification of a Doctor who prioritizes the needs of his patients. He treats his patients with compassion, kindness and professionalism. He treated my Mother and I am now the recipient of his generosity, patience and kindness as is a dear friend of mine. I am treated like...Read More
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Toni Robyn Schwartz in Irvine, CA – Aug 23, 2016
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I have never had a doctor be as thorough and patient in evaluating my case, and I have seen many doctors in my 70+ years.
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