Dr. Rania Shammas, MD

Dr. Rania Shammas, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
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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

Contact Information

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
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lupus
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Shammas'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.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

74  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shammas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shammas' Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shammas to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shammas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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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Dr. Shammas is warm, caring, and very concerned that you get the care that you need. She confirmed my "intuition" within 5 min. of my visit after several doctors and even family members began doubting me. We drove all the way from Florida just to get somebody who knows about complex autoimmune...more
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A truly appalling experience of patient neglect. The only thing this doctor did successfully was to order tests. Find a professional who follows up when your blood work gets in or your MRI is completed to go over the underlying issues of your illness. Dr. Shammas charged $660 for a 15 minute...more
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Dr. Shamas took extra time and extraordinary efforts to help diagnose my Lupus related issues that other doctors found challenging. She is very warm and cares about her patients. I will travel from the Bay Area to Southern Ca to be treated by her.
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