Dr. Ziad Rifai, MD

Neurology •  Male • Age 60
  
Dr. Rifai
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Ontario Neurology Associates

200 North St Geneva, NY 14456

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(315) 787-5377

Dr. Ziad Rifai, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Geneva, NY. Dr. Rifai has more experience with Headache, Neurodegenerative Disorders, and Epilepsy than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Geneva General Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rifai to book an appointment.


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Dr. Rifai accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Background Check

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Practice Areas

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.Compare with other Headache specialists.

Typically treats 93% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Tension Headache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rifai treats Tension Headache more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Rifai treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rifai treats Migraine more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Rifai treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rifai treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Rifai treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Neurodegenerative Disorders

Neurodegenerative disorders specialists diagnose and treat diseases, such as Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Lewy body disease, and Huntington's disease, that break down motor neurons, resulting in debiliating and life-threatening symptoms.Compare with other Neurodegenerative Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Alzheimer's Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rifai treats Alzheimer's Disease more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Rifai treats this condition more than 80% of their peers

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rifai treats Multiple Sclerosis (MS) more than 62% of their peers

Dr. Rifai treats this condition more than 62% of their peers

Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.Compare with other Epilepsy specialists.

Typically treats 44% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Epilepsy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rifai treats Epilepsy more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Rifai treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

EEG (Electroencephalogram)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rifai performs EEG (Electroencephalogram) more than 38% of their peers

Dr. Rifai performs this procedure more than 38% of their peers

Seizure Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rifai treats Seizure Disorders more than 8% of their peers

Dr. Rifai treats this condition more than 8% of their peers

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Dr. Rifai's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Dr. Rifai's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rifai

3.3

Based on 14 ratings

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I thought Dr. Rifai did a wonderful job. I was very impressed with his treatment of my problems and I feel much better now.
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Dismissed all of my symptoms as being from injuries, bone and joint problems and older patient. Second opinion sought, additional tests done and diagnosis suspected by PCP confirmed. Would ever recommend him.
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Biography

Dr. Ziad Rifai, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Geneva, NY. Dr. Rifai has more experience with Headache, Neurodegenerative Disorders, and Epilepsy than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Geneva General Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rifai to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

St Agnes Hospital
Residency Hospital
Strong Mem Hsp University Rochester
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

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Locations

Ontario Neurology Associates

Ontario Neurology Associates200 North St Geneva, NY 14456
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Penfield Office10 Hagen Dr Ste 120 Rochester, NY 14625
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Geneva General Hospital

Geneva, NY

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)