Dr. Joel Rothfeld, MD

Dr. Joel Rothfeld, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joel Rothfeld, MD is a neurology specialist in Chico, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1990 and specializes in neurology.

120 Independence Cir Ste C

Chico, CA 95973

Contact Information

(530) 332-3981

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Rothfeld performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Parkinson's Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers

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  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated


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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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Va West Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Rockefeller University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rothfeld has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rothfeld's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rothfeld to family and friends
based on 34 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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Dr. Rothfeld's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Chico, CA
I thank God for dr rothfeld. I have been seeing him for several years. He was highly referred and worth the wait to see him. I have a serious condition which he treats with my primary doctor. His staff has been professional and caring. Dr rothfeld knows his stuff and give me time and attention...more
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in Oroville, CA
I've been going to this Dr. for approx. 15 years ! He's extremely intelligent ~ most people don't understand him. Give him a chance, don't be demanding or pushy ! Tell him you didn't understand & ask him to please explain. What I did was say "Whoa- Wait a minute Time Out ! Let's Dumb it down for...more
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in Chico, CA
This man is a Quack, lacidazical random guessing would do as good as him. - Jeff Shaner
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in Red Bluff, CA
Dr. Rothfeld was very kind and took a lot of time with us at each appointment.
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