Dr. J Rafael, DPT

Physical TherapyMaleAge 50

Physical Therapy

Dr. J Rafael, DPT is a Physical Therapist in Santa Monica, CA and has over 19 years of experience in the healthcare field. He graduated from Mount Saint Marys in 2004. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Cedars - Sinai Medical Center and Providence Saint John's Health Center. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. J Rafael, DPT

SportsFit Physical Therapy Corporation

2010 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90403
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(310) 481-9965

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Rafael's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankle Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Sprain
  • Balance Disorders
  • Balance Testing
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pain Management Through Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation After Stroke or Trauma
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Rehabilitation
  • Sprain
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Wellness and Integrative Medicine
  • Yoga Therapy

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(310) 481-9965

Dr. Rafael accepts the following insurance:

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About Me

Care Philosophy

SportsFit Physical Therapy & Fitness is the premier orthopedic and sports physical therapy clinic in Santa Monica. SportsFit offers a multidisciplinary...Read more

Biography

Dr. Rafael is the president and founder of SportsFit. Dr. Rafael obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California in BioMedical...Read more

Specialties

  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Rehabilitation Medicine

Education

2008
Kaiser|Kaiser Permantente
Residency Hospital
2008
Kaiser Permanente of Southern California
Internship Hospital
2004
Mount Saint Marys
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Persian
  • Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. J Rafael, DPT accept any insurance plans?

A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Healthgrades insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

Does Dr. J Rafael, DPT accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. J Rafael, DPT on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Rafael's profile.

What conditions does Dr. J Rafael, DPT treat?

Dr. Rafael frequently treats the following conditions: Ankle Injury, Arthritis, and Back Disorders. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. J Rafael, DPT's office address?

Dr. Rafael's office is located at 2010 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages is Dr. J Rafael, DPT fluent in?

Dr. Rafael is able to speak Spanish, Farsi, and English. View profile to see all.

Is Dr. J Rafael, DPT affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. J Rafael, DPT is affiliated with Cedars - Sinai Medical Center and Providence Saint John's Health Center.

How much experience does Dr. J Rafael, DPT have?

Dr. Rafael has over 18 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. J Rafael, DPT receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 5/5 for Dr. J Rafael, DPT. Patients say that they trusted the provider's decisions and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Locations

SportsFit Physical Therapy Corporation

SportsFit Physical Therapy & Fitness2010 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90403
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    • Mon: 7:00am - 7:00pm
    • Wed: 7:00am - 7:00pm
    • Thu: 7:00am - 7:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 7:00pm
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Rafael is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Cedars - Sinai Medical Center

West Hollywood, CA

82% Patients that would definitely recommend, 12% higher than the national average

28 Awards Received

Award Highlight: State Ranking Award - Pulmonary Care™ (2023)

Providence Saint John's Health Center

Santa Monica, CA

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: State Ranking Award - Joint Replacement™ (2023)

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

85% Patients that would definitely recommend, 15% higher than the national average

30 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Santa Monica, CA

83% Patients that would definitely recommend, 13% higher than the national average

15 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)