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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rajiv Taliwal, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine is Excellent. Dr. Taliwal has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rajiv Taliwal, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Infection
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Microsurgery
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Taliwal graduated from UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson, Piscataway. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Akron, OH
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Taliwal has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Akron General Woman's Care 
  • Summa - Barberton Citizens Hospital 


  • Hindi

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Additional Information
Dr. Rajiv V Taliwal MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Rajiv V. Taliwal practice?
Dr. Rajiv Taliwal has 1 office location.
Dr. Rajiv Taliwal practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Akron, OH.
See Akron Orthopedic Surgeons.