Dr. Robert H. Fox

Doctor (M.D.)

Location:
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Gender:M
Specialty:Rheumatologist
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Practice: Anesthesia Service Medical Group
Hospital: Scripps Mercy Hospital
Phone:858-565-9666
Med. School:University Of Southern California School Of Medicine
Grad. Year: 1981

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Online Appt. Scheduling: N
Accepting New Patients:Y

Profile updated 23/07/13    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 7 reviews. Dr. Robert H. Fox 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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17/04/14 SYSTEM: 'birds of a feather' score (based on Medicare patients-in-common): 2.8 
 
08/04/12 SYSTEM: First Name changed from "Robert" to "Robert H." 
RID: 1554195
05/10/11 5 4 5 5 Excellent physician; extremely knowledgeable; takes time with patients and explains fully. Great!  Respond
RID: 775644
28/01/09 5 4 5 5 Dr Fox is about the best Doctors. He does spend a lot time and does tend to run late but he is well worth the wait. If you a doctor for Arthritis he is the best  Respond
RID: 394534
29/08/07 4 3 4 5 The previous rating is right on! A brilliant man, but waaaay too busy. Does spend a lot of time and brain power initially, but wears down. If he had the time, and the interest in your particular symptoms, I think he could diagnose just about any illness that has a name. If you can be the squeeky wheel and be a pest, this is the doctor that can figure out the complex patient. He has tried very hard with me, but my symptoms are so complex that I still (after 5 years) don't have a diagnosis. Like to know who the previous "rater" is seeing now:) 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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RID: 333938
31/05/07 4 5 5 One of the most capable doctors I've ever seen -- and, due to very rare conditions that I have, I've seen many. He was able to pull together very disparate lab tests and imaging results to build a picture (accurate) of what was going on and the probably source of an illness that I had seen over 40 specialists prior to seeing him who weren't able to provide any help at all. I highly recommend him. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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RID: 314659
10/05/07 3 5 5 Dr. Fox is a wonderful doctor, his knowledge is invaluable.  Respond
RID: 41152
17/08/06 3 2 5 YES, HE RUNS HOT AND COLD AND CAN ACTUALLY BE EMOTIONALLY ABUSIVE. EXTREMELY BRIGHT AND HELPFUL IF YOU CATCH HIM ON THE RIGHT DAY. FMS PATIENTS NEED NOT BOTHER WITH HIM AS HE IS NOT INTERESTED IN THIS SYNDROME AND MAY NOT EVEN BELIEVE FIBROMYALGIA EXISTS. THE "IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD SYNDROME"! 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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RID: 14106
23/10/05 1 1 5 a very smart doctor, he helped me a lot for about six months... yet i am a difficult case (still have no clear diagnosis) and when i didn't just "get better" he listened less and less. i am now looking for a new rheumatologist who can help me to stay alive. he has no backup doctor when on call (the answer is go to the ER or deal with it). He was very hot and cold, some visits he would listen, hear me, and help me ..other times he was abraisive and curt. very very intelligent doctor if you can put up with him. 
Insurance: CIGNA
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