Dr. Rima Dafer, MD

Dr. Rima Dafer, MD

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Neurology  |  
Female  |  
53 y/o
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Dr. Rima Dafer, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Glenview, IL. She is 53 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Dafer is affiliated with Skokie Hospital, Highland Park Hospital, Evanston Hospital and Glenbrook Hospital.

NorthShore Medical Group

2180 Pfingsten Rd # 2000

Glenview, IL 60026
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Care Philosophy

My approach is to practice in the concept of patient-centered care, thus listening to my patient and treating him or her as a whole person is key. I am guided by evidence-based medicine, and often focus on delivering state-of-the-art comprehensive treatment to individuals with stroke.
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Dr. Dafer's Experience

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Dr. Dafer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Vascular Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Embolism
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Baghdad University, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Medical College Of Ohio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • American University Of Beruit
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Medical College Of Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dafer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dafer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dafer to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Dafer's 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
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Dafer accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Dafer has admitting privileges

Highland Park Hospital
777 Park Ave W
Highland Park, IL 60035
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Evanston Hospital
2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
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Glenbrook Hospital
2100 Pfingsten Rd
Glenview, IL 60026
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Skokie Hospital
9600 Gross Point Rd
Skokie, IL 60076
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