About Dr. Rachid Assina MD

Dr. Rachid Assina, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Newark, NJ. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. He speaks English and Arabic.

Dr. Assina has received 2 awards.

Rating Overview

6 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rachid Assina is Great. Dr. Rachid Assina has been rated by 6 patients. From those 6 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Rachid Assina is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.


90 Bergen St Ste 8100
Newark, NJ 07103

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Dr. Rachid Assina has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Rachid Assina has the following 10 expertise

  • Stroke
  • Laminectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Brain Tumor
  • Scoliosis
  • Brain Surgery
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Glioblastoma


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Cancelled on me repeatedly

I made my appointment with Dr. Assina in June when my back pain left me unable to walk more than once a week. I was given an appointment at the end of July but Dr. Assina cancelled on me four times now, once for a meeting and three times because he decided he wasn't coming into the office that day. Three of the cancellations I was told less then 24 hours in advanced and then re-scheduled for a month or so later. It has now been almost four months since I called and my first appointment still isnt for another month. A few weeks ago I asked his staff to email him explaining the unbearable pain I am in and to ask for a more accommodating appointment. They told me they would get back to me by the end of the week and I still haven't heard from them and they have not returned any of my messages.

Easy Appointment
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glad to be his patient

very humble doctor and very knowledgable in his practice. he is very patient will explain your choices and unlike other surgeons will give you options and risks up front. after my surgery, he followed up and showed genuine care in my well being

Easy Appointment
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Accurate Diagnosis
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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (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.

  • Dr. Rachid Assina Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Multiplan
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Health Garden State

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