Dr. Rania Shammas, MD

Dr. Rania Shammas, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Rania Shammas, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Whittier, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons in 2005 and specializes in rheumatology.

12456 Washington Blvd

Whittier, CA 90602

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Caremore Medical Group
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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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. Shammas' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shammas treats Arthritis more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Shammas treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • 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
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Fibromyalgia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shammas treats Fibromyalgia more than 94% of her peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shammas treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 92% of her peers

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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rania Shammas, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Whittier, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons in 2005 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 2010
    University of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2008
    Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2005
    Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School
    2005
  • 2001
    University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School
    2001

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Shammas' Reviews

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4.2

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I was very happy being a patient of Dr. Shammas. She is so friendly and caring. She always takes the time to explain things and always seems on top of my case. She seems to be very knowledgeable and is always on top of what tests I need.
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Dr. Shammas put me on Humira. I began having chest problems. My primary diagnosed me with pneumonia. I had a followup with Dr. Shammas, but the day of the appointment the office called and said she was too busy to see me. I made two subsequent appointments. Both times when I got there I was told...Read More
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Dr. Shammas is a caring and highly skilled physician. She is a great listener which can not be understated when dealing with compound and complex autoimmune issues. Her treatment has made an incredible difference in quality of life for me. You will be very glad you chose her. She is now at UCLA...Read More
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This is the best doctor anyone could have! She's caring and listens and takes great care of her patients..She is soooo Missed in San Leandro. The doctor that took her place just can't cut it
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She is simply one of the most extraordinary doctors I have ever worked with. And 'WORK WITH' is the operative term. She listens carefully, suggests treatments that work for health and lifestyle, cares sincerely about her patients and is totally professional.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross
Power Select HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic Exclusive PPO for Small Business
Basic PPO
Caremore Medical Group
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Blue & Gold HMO
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
Individual and Family PPO
WholeCare Network HMO
Medicaid
Omni
Omni IPA
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
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