Dr. Rahel Elias

Doctor (M.D.)

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New York, New York Map External Link
Gender:F
Specialty:Internist / Geriatrician
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Phone:718-263-6432
Med. School:Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of City University Of New York
Grad. Year: 1996

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Online Appt. Scheduling: Y
Accepting New Patients:Y

Profile updated 29/08/13    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 6 reviews. Dr. Rahel Elias has a good overall rating on RateMDs.com. smile

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Internist / Geriatrician-related: adult healthcare, general adult care, general adult medicine, primary adult care
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04/07/12 SYSTEM: City changed from "FOREST HILLS" to "New York", Med School changed from "Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029" to "Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of City University Of New York" 
RID: 2273055
19/06/12 5 5 5 5 very nice . great doc.cares deeply about each patient.returns phone calls right away. very approachable.  Respond
RID: 1054106
10/12/09 3 2 5 4 She is a good doctor as a primary care physician. Listens to the patient carefully and works with the patient's needs. Great bedside manners. The downsides are the availability (or lack of availability) and the outdated office. You can't just call at 9 AM and make an appointment, because there is no one in the office to answer the phone. Once I had to wait outside her office at 10 AM with an other patient for 20 minutes in the cold because the office was closed although we both had an appointment at 10. When you get to the office, the wait time is extremely long, at least an hour on average. The office looks very old, probably has not been updated for he last 30 years. 
Paid (or co-pay): $20
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RID: 371958
23/07/07 4 5 5 5 Dr. Rahel is very caring, attentive, and is a good listener. You won't be just another "number" to her b/c she remembers each patient and their conditions. She's the best pysician I've had thus far. I appreciate that she has never just thrown prescriptions at my problems. Only thing is, she's only available two days of the week, incase you need a doctor on call all the time. 
Insurance: CIGNA
Paid (or co-pay): $10
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RID: 356513
29/06/07 4 4 5 4 I have been going to Dr. Elias for over 2yrs now. She is very helpful and has good "bedside manners" that other doctors lack. 
Insurance: HIP
Paid (or co-pay): $10
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RID: 21566
24/01/06 4 5 5 Very down-to-earth, considerate, responsible, returns phone calls, and has a very collegial approach. She takes the time to get to know her patients, and I find the fact that she takes the time to look things up both reassuring different from a lot of doctors who take a "you are just the patient--I am the doctor" attitude. When my blood test results indicated a problem that required hospitalization, she tracked me down, told me what was wrong, what needed to be done, gave me appropriate options and cleared the way for my admission to the hospital. She has made good referrals to specialists. I recommend her for anyone who wants a doctor that they can talk to easily, who will work with you instead of telling you what to do (whether it's realistic or not), and who understands that you have a life. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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RID: 10754
 
17/08/05 3 3 2 Soft spoken woman, seems interested but at the same time confused, like she makes up a diagnosis. Her office is extremely outdated 
Insurance: HIP
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