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About Dr. Cheena Ramrakhiani

Dr. Cheena Ramrakhiani, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Palo Alto, CA. She has 21 years of experience. Her specialties include Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Ramrakhiani is affiliated with Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital, San Leandro Hospital and San Ramon Regional Medical Center. Dr. Ramrakhiani has received 1 award. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

4 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Cheena Ramrakhiani is Great. Dr. Cheena Ramrakhiani has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Cheena Ramrakhiani is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

87 Encina Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Specialties

Dr. Cheena Ramrakhiani has the following 2 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • 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

    12 Expertise

  • Blood Clot
  • Unstable Angina
  • High Cholesterol
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Heart Block
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Stroke
  • Heart Diseases
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Attack
  • Arrhythmia

Board Certifications

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Reviews

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She's Good, but Bedside Manner is Not her Strength

Dr. Ramrakhiani is quite knowledgeable and professional, and I trust her advice completely. However, she seems to rush through her appointments with me. Since I pick things up quickly, maybe she feels she doesn't need to spend much time with me explaining things, but for whatever reason, she seems eager to wrap up and move on to her next patient quickly -- maybe to make up time in a very busy schedule? Who knows, but it's happened that way both times I've met with her. In addition, she comes across as a bit cold and robotic -- including in her follow-up emails. From what I've observed of her, she hasn't got a warm and fuzzy bone in her body. So she gets low marks for "bedside manner" and "spends time with me," but 5's on all the rest. Since "the rest" is what really matters to me in the long run, I intend to stick with her.

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5 minutes
Easy Appointment
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Does not care about patients

I had bad reactions (where I had heart palpitations) with my medications and she ignored them and insisted there were no other medications I could try, and that I should try taking them at night so I don't notice the heart palpitations as much (I just ended up not being able to sleep). My primary care physician had to intervene and explain this was unacceptable before she would recommend another medication.

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10.0 minutes
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Five Stars
Easy Appointment
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Five Stars
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10.0 minutes
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    21 Years Experience

  • Sardar Patel Medical College

    Graduated in 1997

  • St Louis University Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Cheena Ramrakhiani accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
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Locations & Directions

Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 87 Encina Ave, Palo Alto, CA
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