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About Dr. Norman K Arai

Dr. Norman K Arai, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Redding, CA, with other offices in Redding, CA and Redding, CA (and 1 other location). He has 46 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Arai is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center Merced. He speaks English.

Dr. Arai has received 3 awards.

Rating Overview

22 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Norman K Arai is Great. Dr. Norman K Arai has been rated by 22 patients. From those 22 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Norman K Arai is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Dr. Norman K Arai has 4 locations

get directions GABERT CLINIC
2510 Airpark Dr Ste 301
Redding, CA 96001
get directions NORMAN KAZUMA ARAI MD
1755 Court St
Redding, CA 96001
get directions Dignity Health Medical Group North State
1755 Court St
Redding, CA 96001
get directions Dignity Health Medical Group North State
2510 Airpark Dr Ste 301
Redding, CA 96001

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Specialties

Dr. Norman K Arai has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Norman K Arai has the following 6 expertise

  • Weight Loss
  • Influenza
  • Immunization
  • Contraception
  • Check-up
  • Family Planning

Board Certifications

Dr. Norman K Arai is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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Five Stars

Dr. Arai has been our family doctor for many years. He has seen us through a variety of medical issues. He is always compassionate and caring. He is the perfect "family doctor".

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why would you see someone else ??

he has been our provider and when my mom came out to live here he took her on. believe me my mom was sick, Alzheimer, internal bleeding and a little lady , but he treated her had no problem talking to me on the phone , getting her in right away or meeting us at the hospital he also assisted when she had to go to a care home due to 24/7 care and hospice called in, couldn't ask for a more hands on dr. and wiling to answer questions . and not beat around the bush . always asked how the whole family was and cared also.. .. .

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Five Stars

Dr Arai has been our family doctor for many years and we have always been impressed by his care and concern, and the fact that he follows up on tests by calling us personally.

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Horrible Doctor if you have a serious problem or illness

Complacent - does the least he can do to get by and still keep his medical license - doesnt follow up- doesnt review patients files - told my grandmother she had hiatial hernia and to raise the front of her bed up. Kept going back to him with other symptoms ( hard swallowing) etc - he did no tests, no scopes, nothing, 3 years later - finally convinced her to see a Doctor other than her precious Arai she NEVER had a hernia she had esphogial cancer and passed 6 months after the correct diagnosis. I guess thats why he caters to the elderly more often than not, when they die nobody is the wiser to his complaciency

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2013, 2015, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    46 Years Experience

  • University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1972

  • Riverside County Regional Medical Center

    Residency

  • Dr. Norman K Arai Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • 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 Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

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