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

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (36)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rafael Rivas-Chacon is Good. Dr. Rivas-Chacon has been reviewed by 67 patients who have provided 36 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.1
  • Currently 2.1176470588235 of 4 stars
Promptness 1.4
  • Currently 1.4166666666667 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.2
  • Currently 2.2 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.4
  • Currently 2.38 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.1
  • Currently 2.0980392156863 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.2
  • Currently 2.2115384615385 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatic Diseases

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 30 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 4 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 and Miami Rheumatologists.