Internist, Rheumatologist, Pediatric Specialist
31 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (38)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rafael Rivas-Chacon is Average. Dr. Rivas-Chacon has been reviewed by 73 patients who have provided 38 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.5
Promptness 1.6
Courteous Staff 2.7
Accurate Diagnosis 2.8
Bedside Manner 2.4
Spends Time with Me 2.6
Follows Up After Visit 2.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rafael Rivas-Chacon, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Rivas-Chacon graduated from Universidad De El Salvador, San Salvador. He has 2 awards.

American college of surgeons
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009)


Dr. Rivas-Chacon has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Miami Children's Hospital 
  • Memorial Hospital Miramar 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Rafael Federico Rivas-Chacon MD is a male Internist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, and Pediatric Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Rafael F. Rivas-Chacon practice?
Dr. Rafael Rivas-Chacon has 5 office locations.
Dr. Rafael Rivas-Chacon practices Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, and Pediatric Rheumatology near Miami, FL.
Additional practice locations include: Hollywood, FL.
See Miami Internists, Miami Rheumatologists, and Miami Pediatric Specialists.