Dr. Rute Paixao, MD

Dr. Rute Paixao, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Dr. Rute Paixao, MD is a nephrology specialist in Weston, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Universidade De Lisboa, Faculdade De Medicina De Lisboa in 1998 and specializes in nephrology.

2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd

Weston, FL 33331

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Paixao "As an academic medical center, Cleveland Clinic Florida provides world class care. Our mission is to provide better care of the sick, investigation of their problems, and further education of those who serve. We strive to provide Best-in-Class patient experiences and superior clinical outcomes."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

75  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Dialysis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Universidade De Lisboa, Faculdade De Medicina De Lisboa
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Cleveland Clinic Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paixao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paixao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paixao to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Paixao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Paixao is wonderful. She never rushes a visit. She is patient and always answers any question. She personally returns all my chart messages and or phone calls in a timely manner. She is also timely to follow up on any test results Or changes she may make to my treatment plan. She also has a...more
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Dr. Paixao is only interested in money. Not your welfare. If your kidney is working, even a little bit ; then do not go to her. She will make sure you are admitted for a long time and lose your kidney, so that you are admitted again for kidney transplant sometime, so that she would make more money.
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