Dr. Vladimir Rafanov, MD

Dr. Vladimir Rafanov, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Vladimir Rafanov, MD is a neurology specialist in Carmichael, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute in 1982 and specializes in neurology.

5810 Jameson Ct Ste 5

Carmichael, CA 95608

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 95% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Rafanov does not have any board certifications listed.

37  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

1 Sanction
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records (2/11/2015)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Elizabeth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Calif Davis Vamc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Rafanov has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rafanov's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rafanov to family and friends
29 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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Dr. Rafanov's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I was a patient of Dr. Rafanov's for 5 years. My very 1st appointment he googled absence seizures when I told him my diagnosis. It was not until my last appointment that he did a partial neurological work up. He then told me "You most likely have relapsing MS but there is no paoin diagnosing it...more
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Very disappointed! The staff is so rude and the doctor showed no interest. Didn’t really help much.
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I'll just put it here and leave it up to you. I've been epileptic for the last 7 years and Rafanov, V. my doctor for a moderate amount of them. Now to the point- I was on 3 now 2 diff med & a machine in my chest (from his referral). Now granted a doctor might have a prob w/client & want to stop...more
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My nephew had a 9am appt. So, never having been to this Dr. We arrived 15 min early to find that the address given us by the receptionist was incorrect. We finally found the office(on the same street) but it was quite the task since there is no signage or address on the building at all. When we...more
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The worse Dr. On the planet! Has been overdosing a family member for 17 years!!!!!!!!!!! He calls herniated discs nothing!!!!!!
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