Dr. Rabih Chaer, MD

Dr. Rabih Chaer, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Rabih Chaer, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut in 1998 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

200 Lothrop St Ste A1011

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 802-3333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Chaer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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26  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.

Education

  • American University Of Beirut
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chaer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chaer's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chaer to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Chaer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Personable, but there doesn't seem to be an urgency in his care. Staff are courteous but some lack empathy. I would recommend on basis of his consult. I have yet to have Dr Chaer perform surgery at this time. I shall give a more detailed review after my surgery is completed.
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I am sure Dr. Chaer is a competent doctor, but I would avoid him for anything that is not common. His beside manner is terrible and he is unavailable, which is frustrating when your PCP and Ortho both are clueless about your condition. He also failed to admit that his two surgeries didn't work. In...more
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I had a carotid endarectomy surgery in Presbyterian Hospital. Dr Rabi Chaer was my surgeon. I am so appreciative of Dr. Chaer?s skill, knowledge, and sympathetic care during my hospitalization. Because of my age (84) the risk factor was high. The surgery was successful and I am feeling great....more
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