Dr. Arash A. Horizon

Doctor (M.D.)

Location:
Los Angeles, California Map External Link
Gender:M
Specialty:Rheumatologist
Website: centerforrheumatolo... External Link
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Hospital:
Phone:310-659-7878
Med. School:University Of California, San Diego School Of Medicine
Grad. Year: 1998

Answers Email: Unknown
Online Appt. Scheduling: Unknown
Accepting New Patients:Y

Profile updated 20/10/13    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 4.1 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 17 reviews. Dr. Arash A. Horizon has a good overall rating on RateMDs.com. smile

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Rheumatologist-related: rheumatic diseases, musculoskeletal problems, scleroderma, musculoskeletal pain, arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, polymyositis, Raynaud's phenomenon, vasculitis, connective tissue diseases, rheumatic fever
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05/02/14 SYSTEM: 'birds of a feather' score (based on Medicare patients-in-common): 3.8 
 
20/10/13 SYSTEM: First Name changed from "Arash" to "Arash A." 
RID: 2649459
15/05/13 5 5 5 5 When I dragged myself to Dr. Horizon's office with an MRI report in my hand which showed 3 serious fractures in my spine, I was looking at a very gloomy future. One evening while walking in my garden, I fell down in a deep hole left by my careless gardener. I was having horrifying pain. Any movement – walking, sitting, lying down – and terrifying pain was taking control of my body. Tears were running down my face. I tried to hold myself not to keep screaming. Those were the darkest days of my life. My future was dead or confined to a wheelchair the rest of my life. Then Dr. Horizon saved my life! Every day when I walk freely, sit down, lie down, I remember my darkest days and am so thankful to Dr. Horizon who enabled me to get my life back. All I can say is he is a very rare gem – God's gift to his patients - and THE BEST OF THE BEST! Also, his staff were always polite and helpful during my recovery. I will always be in debt to this great doctor. Gungor Demirezer  Respond
RID: 1702448
01/02/12 1 3 1 1 NO MATTER HOW GOOD THE DOCTOR IS, EVERYTHING STARTS AT A FRONT DESK. THIS ONE IS AN ABSOLUTE WORST. I DO NOT THINK I'VE EVER BEEN TO THE MEDICAL OFFICE WITH PERSONNEL SO NON-FRIENDLY, NON- CARING AND NON- COMPASSIONATE TOWARDS SICK PATIENT'S NEED. I WAS REFUSED SERVICE BY A RECEPTIONIST, EVEN THOUGH I HAD AN APPOINTMENT AND I WAS IN PAIN . AT ANY COST AVOID ANY COMMUNICATION WITH "LUANNA"-RUDE, UNPROFESSIONAL AND A WRONG PERSON TO WORK IN A MEDICAL FIELD.I HAVE A FEELING THAT DR. HORIZON DOES NOT KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON IN HIS FRONT OFFICE. HE IS A GOOD KNOWLEDGEABLE DOCTOR. JUST NEEDS NEW GOOD STAFF. 
Insurance: Medicare
Paid (or co-pay): $350
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RID: 1511012
12/08/11 1 4 5 5 Dr. Horizon was able to diagnose an issue I've had when other doctors have only looked at part of the problem without thinking holistically. The issue I have with his office is that it took days to get someone on the phone as nobody called me back, and over a week to get an order in for further testing that was to be in within 1-2 days... And I still had to follow-up numerous times to get that resolved. In my book, he'd be a rockstar if he had better, or more, staff. I have no idea how overwhelmed they are, but it's a problem that needs its own diagnosis. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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RID: 1374922
 
28/02/11 1 1 1 1  
Paid (or co-pay): $1500
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RID: 1312048
10/12/10 5 5 5 5 VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND HELPFUL ..VERY HANDSOME , TERRIBLE BASKETBALL PLAYER.  Respond
RID: 1082834
19/01/10 2 4 1 2 I was diagnosed with a rheumatological problem by this doctor but he was unwilling to do anything other than prescribe drugs I did not wish to take (bisphosphonates). Thankfully the office did give me a discount as I had no insurance but the prices there are very, very high. Sadly, I have tried to get them to give me a referral to a public place where I can get further treatment which I can afford, but they first pretended not to know what a referral was, being only willing to send along the same records which I had already gotten from them (with some difficulty and confusion, I might add), then admitted that the doctor refused to give me a referral but they would not tell me why. It was terribly frustrating.  Respond
RID: 944276
22/07/09 5 5 5 5 Dr. Horizon is THE BEST MD IN CALIFORNIA FOR PATIENTS WITH SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS. He genuinely cares about me, as his patient with debilitating SLE, Fibromyalgia, and other serious illnesses. My family and I are impressed and grateful for all that Dr. Horizon has done for me. 
Insurance: Medicare
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RID: 887177
14/05/09 4 5 5 5 Goes out of his way to make me comfortable, explain what is going on, and even came to see me in the hospital when he was not treating me! Best dr I have ever had!!! 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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RID: 837269
20/03/09 5 5 5 5 He will search and search until he finds an answer. This is the kind of doctor you hope to find - one of the best. 
Insurance: Anthem
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RID: 709197
24/10/08 4 4 4 4 Dr Horizon is healing source whether a cure or treatment is available or not. He listens, that's an essential starting point a lot of Doctors overlook!  Respond
RID: 686517
18/09/08 4 5 5 5 Dr. Horizon is one of the very best doctor's I have been to. He takes a lot of time asking questions and explaining the diagnosis. It is obvious that he cares that his patients are treated very well.  Respond
RID: 662300
11/08/08 5 5 5 5 I actually worked for Dr. Horizon for a few weeks before a family emergency terminated my employment with him. During the few weeks I worked with him, I personally experienced his professionalism and his great bedside manner. His knowledge was expansive and he takes the time to ensure all of this patients are excited to come back again. He took the time out of his busy schedule to teach me how to read X-Rays. He is an amazing rheumatologist and would recommend him to a friend.  Respond
RID: 627539
28/06/08 3 3 5 5 After we gave up on all the doctors, after they couldnt diagnose my mother, this doctor diagnosed and treated my 81 year old mother in a matter of days. I recommend him highly. He is professional, accurate, responsive, and smart. Not to mention that he is easy on the eyes.  Respond
RID: 618366
13/06/08 5 5 5 5 One of the best doctors I have ever had. Extremely responsive and thorough.   Respond
RID: 593338
19/05/08 5 5 5 5 Dr. Horizon is the best doctor I've ever come across in all my life. He is sensitive, caring and understanding. He does not force medications or treatments on you. This one actually listens. 
Insurance: Aetna
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RID: 381589
08/08/07 1 1 1 3 I would never go back to this doctor. He is very insensitive.  Respond
RID: 11428
28/08/05 5 5 5 Best doctor I have ever been to. Excellent bedside manner. Very curious and very kind.  Respond