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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rajesh Arakal is Good. Dr. Arakal has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rajesh Arakal, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Infection
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Spinal Fractures

Education & Awards

Dr. Arakal graduated from UMDNJ, Newark. He has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)


Dr. Arakal has 19 hospital affiliations:

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano 
  • Harris Methodist H E B 


  • Malay
  • French
  • Malayalam
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Rajesh Arakal MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 12 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Rajesh Arakal practice?
Dr. Rajesh Arakal has 1 office location.
Dr. Rajesh Arakal practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Plano, TX.
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