Dr. Mothaffar Rimawi, MD

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Oncology | Male

1 Baylor Plz Houston, TX 77030 Get Directions
Dr. Mothaffar Rimawi, MD
Dr. Mothaffar Rimawi, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 43 years old. Dr. Rimawi is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital .

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Dr. Rimawi's Reviews

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based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Rimawi's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Houston, TX |
Calm, kind & very knowledgeable. Listens and addresses all concerns. I was first diagnosed in Mar 2011, and Dr. Rimawi was my oncology doc through chemo/rad/recon surgery and I continue to see him for follow ups. The entire staff at Baylor is wonderful from front desk, imaging, testing, docs, to infusion. I have always felt I was receiving exemplary care, without all the red tape bureaucracy that is often experienced at the other institution down the road with the initials MDA.
Spring, TX |
I have reported my poor care to the institution. He was completely indifferent to me and misled me concerning a medical trial. The past-surgical visit was a joke. I have gone to another institution, where I have received incredible care.
in Houston, TX |
I could not break through with Dr. Rimawi?s staff to get effective care when I developed colitis, a known and serious (yet rare) side effect from the Taxotere I was given for chemotherapy. Dr. Rimawi had set a 100.3 deg temperature as the threshold for care, leaving me in a life-threatening situation. When I hit that fever on Thanksgiving morning, I reached a doctor on call, who sent me to the emergency room. I spent 4 days in the hospital. Sad that I was in 2 clinical trials for him.
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Dr. Rimawi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Oncology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Myeloma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Jordan

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

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