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Specialties & Research
Dr. Donald Rifas, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease.
- He has special expertise in 5 areas:
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Lung Cancer
- Sleep Apnea (Sleep Apnea Syndromes)
- Sleep Disorders
Education & Awards
Dr. Rifas graduated from University of Missouri at Columbia.
Dr. Rifas has 7 hospital affiliations:
- Sutter Memorial Hospital
- Mercy General Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Rifas accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 15 plans
- Blue Shield of California - 89 plans
- Unicare - 12 plans
- Health Plan of San Joaquin - 4 plans
- Anthem Blue Cross - 15 plans
- Cigna - 11 plans
- Aetna - 3 plans