Dr. Ronald Rapoport, MD

Rheumatology •  Male • Age 72
  
Dr. Rapoport
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Southcoast Health Rheumatology

1030 President Ave Rm 221 Fall River, MA 02720

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(508) 973-1730

Dr. Ronald Rapoport, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Fall River, MA and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Rapoport has more experience with Autoimmune Diseases and Arthritis and Arthropathy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma medical school in 1974. He is affiliated with Charlton Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rapoport to book an appointment.


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Dr. Rapoport accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health HMO
Preferred Blue PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Fallon Community Health Plan
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Network Health
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Health Plans
Tufts PPO
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
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Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Practice Areas

Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, and celiac disease in which the immune system attacks healthy cells.Compare with other Autoimmune Diseases specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rapoport treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Rapoport treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rapoport treats Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Rapoport treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Rheumatoid Arthritis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rapoport treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Rapoport treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

Arthritis and Arthropathy

Arthritis and arthropathy specialists diagnose and treat diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis that damage joints, causing pain, stiffness and swelling.Compare with other Arthritis and Arthropathy specialists.

Typically treats 52% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rapoport treats Arthritis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Rapoport treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rapoport treats Osteoarthritis more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Rapoport treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rapoport treats Gout more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Rapoport treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

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Dr. Rapoport's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Dr. Rapoport's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rapoport

3.1

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5 Stars
45%
(9)
4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
5%
(1)
2 Stars
10%
(2)
1 Star
35%
(7)
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I wasn’t even able to schedule an appt. front desk wouldn’t book an appt when my pcp said my diagnosis was ‘Question of fibromyalgia ‘. How did they know for sure this was what I had without seeing me first !
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I have seen Dr Rapoport for a few different issues and I was very satisfied with his care. He is a very bright guy and very knowledgeable. In each situation he explained to me what was causing my pain and resolved it.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a Southcoast Health physician, I believe in patient-centered care. I am committed to partnering with you to deliver safe and compassionate care in a comfortable environment. I believe in listening to you and understanding your concerns, respecting...Read more

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1979
Milwaukee Co Genl Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1974
Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma
Medical School
Med Coll Wi Affil Hosps, Rheumatology Med Coll Wi Affil Hosps, Internal Medicine Michael Reese Hosp Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
Residency Hospital

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Locations

Southcoast Health Rheumatology

Southcoast Health Rheumatology1030 President Ave Rm 221 Fall River, MA 02720
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Charlton Memorial Hospital

Fall River, MA

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)