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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Raphael Kieval, Rheumatologist is Excellent. Dr. Kieval has been reviewed by 31 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Raphael Kieval, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Education & Awards

Dr. Kieval graduated from Boston University . He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Kieval has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • South Shore Hospital 
  • Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital 


  • Hebrew
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Raphael I Kieval MD is a male Internist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Raphael I. Kieval practice?
Dr. Raphael Kieval has 4 office locations.
Dr. Raphael Kieval practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near Brockton, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Boston, MA and Foxboro, MA.
See Brockton Internists and Brockton Rheumatologists.