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About Dr. Barbara J Messinger-Rapport

Dr. Barbara J Messinger-Rapport, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Cleveland, OH. She has 29 years of experience. Her specialties include Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Messinger-Rapport is affiliated with St Lukes Hospital, Flower Hospital and University Hospital Geauga Medical Center. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Barbara J Messinger-Rapport is Good. Dr. Barbara J Messinger-Rapport has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Barbara J Messinger-Rapport is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

The Cleveland Clinic

9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44195
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Dr. Barbara J Messinger-Rapport has the following 3 specialties

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

    A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
    Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
    In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    11 Expertise

  • Heart Failure
  • Heartburn
  • Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Check-up
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Vaccination
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
  • Weight Loss
  • Immunization
  • Physical

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Did not follow through.

Had serious head injury, did not order a C T scan, performed external exam only. Throbbing headache for two days and broken teeth. Following appointment with Dr. Rapport met with dentist, he informed me to have C T scan if headache continues, fixed teeth and prescribed pain medication.

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Three Stars

I found her to be condescending, cagy. I suspect it had something to do with my expressing my dissatisfaction with some of the care my mother received from other physician. I also felt that she was being judgmental. My mother had a tragic and trauma filled life, and we her children have shared and have been profoundly impacted. The fact we are still in the game of life is amazing. I felt that she lacked a certain level of empathy. I sacrificed a lot to find the correct diagnosis, and to save my mother. The truth is that three health care systems failed my mother on some level. I felt that she is a very intelligent and capable physician. However, there is more to being a good physician than being just book smart.

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Five Stars
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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Messinger-Rapport is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    29 Years Experience

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Wilford Hall Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Barbara J Messinger-Rapport accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
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Locations & Directions

The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH
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