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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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

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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

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0 Board Actions

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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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Shammas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shammas

4.2

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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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BURBANK, CA – Sep 14, 2018
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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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Vernette Hansen in Hesperia – Apr 28, 2018
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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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Jan 17, 2018
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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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Dianne Vanderlip in Los Angeles, CA – Jan 05, 2018
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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...Read More
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NPmadness in Melbourne Beach, FL – Jan 03, 2017
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