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Dr. Poneh Rahimi, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Female

Dr. Rahimi

Dr. Poneh Rahimi, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in gastroenterology and hepatology.


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(949) 364-2536

Dr. Rahimi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Memorial Healthcare System
Monarch Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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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. Rahimi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rahimi treats Abdominal Disorders more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Rahimi treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rahimi treats Irritable Bowel Syndrome more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Rahimi treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rahimi treats Diverticulosis, Intestinal more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Rahimi treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Rahimi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acid Reflux
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paracentesis
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Weight Loss

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Rahimi's mission is to serve the needs of her patients by the values of compassion and respect for the dignity of every person. Her mission is to serve the people of her community through the vision of high quality, individualized based medical c...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2005
Long Island Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
2002
MCP/Hahnemann U
Residency Hospital
2000
MCP/Hahnemann U
Internship Hospital
1998
American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993
UC-Irvine
Undergraduate School
2005
2002
2000
1998
1993

Languages

  • Farsi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Rahimi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rahimi

4.8

Based on 227 reviews

5 Stars
91.62995594713657%
(208)
4 Stars
3.9647577092511015%
(9)
3 Stars
0.8810572687224669%
(2)
2 Stars
0.8810572687224669%
(2)
1 Star
2.643171806167401%
(6)

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Excellent gastroenterologist! Dr. Rahimi cares about her patients and her office staff does a great job at communicating with patients from start to finish. Dr. Rahimi performed a colonoscopy on me and it was painless. She also has a good sense of humor
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Friendly, sense of humor, clear instructions.
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Very nice office and staff
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I feel that I can trust Dr Rahimi's recommendations.
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Professional! Wonderful to chat with! Great experience!
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Dr. Rahimi has been super supportive and on top of my condition the last 5years
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I visited Dr. Rahimi regarding stomach issues I have had for years. She was extremely knowledgeable and personable. I felt very comfortable with her. I am so happy to receive treatment from her. Melissa B.
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Dr. Rahimi ask several question to follow up with my condition and by answering my questions she guided me to follow a better path to avoid any complications. Very satisfied with the staff and the doctor. Thank you!
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Dr Rahimi is thorough and very personable. I would recommend her to anyone seeking Gastroenterologist services.
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The doctor is Friendly and competent and made me feel more relaxed about the future procedure. Letty Lee Owens
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A colonoscopy is not a procedure you look forward to, however Dr. Rahimi and her staff are so professional the experience was pleasant and I heartily recommend them to anyone who has a need for the invasive procedure.
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I would recommend Dr.Rahimi to anyone, she is very Theraol. Takes time with you, answers all your questions. Staff is wonderful...
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Dr. Rahimi was absolutely wonderful and helped us so much! She was very attentive and listened to all of my concerns. The front office staff was very helpful.
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Dr Rahimi is very nice she explained me the issue what I am having and the way of disgnosis I liked it. I would recommend people to take treatment with Dr Rahimi.
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She was super informative and helpful!
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Dr. Rahimi was very friendly and spent a good amount of time answering questions and explaining the procedure. She was also very approachable and funny. A pleasure to meet!
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This was my first appointment with Dr. Rahimi. She was very friendly and explained the process thoroughly, as well as being very prompt.
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Very nice and informative.
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Great and very knowledgeable.
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Wonderful doctor and good follow up with patients
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