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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (20)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Behnam Khaleghi, RHEUMATOLOGY is Excellent. Dr. Khaleghi has been reviewed by 29 patients who have provided 20 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Behnam Khaleghi, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Lupus Vulgaris
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Psoriasis
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tendon Injuries (Tendiopathy)

Education & Awards

Dr. Khaleghi graduated from Shaheed Beheshti. He has 6 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Los Angeles Metro Area
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Khaleghi has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Joseph Hospital - Orange 
  • St. Joseph Hospital - Orange 


  • Farsi
  • Persian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Behnam Khaleghi MD is a male Internist, has 20 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Behnam Khaleghi practice?
Dr. Behnam Khaleghi has 1 office location.
Dr. Behnam Khaleghi practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near Orange, CA.
See Orange Internists and Orange Rheumatologists.