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Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Val Rakita, MD

Specialties

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation

4.8
39 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
about me
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about me
Clinical Interests
  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Mechanical Support
  • Total Artificial Heart
  • Cardiac Transplantation
Research Interests
  • Exercise Physiology in LVAD patients
Education
  • MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Training
  • Fellowship, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Fellowship, Cardiology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography
Memberships
  • HFSA
  • ACC
offices

Office Locations

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Jeanes Hospital

7600 Central Avenue

Heart & Surgery Center, Suite 100

Philadelphia, PA 19111

215-728-CARE

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ratings & reviews

39 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more.

OVERALL RATING

4.80 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.8
Give easy to understand instruction
4.8
Provider expl in way you understand
4.8
Provider listen carefully to you
4.9
Show respect for what you say
4.8
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
August 20, 2019

Dr. Rakita is by.far.the best doctor on the heart transplant team. Very caring and no condescending in the least. She gave me more information in one visit than the other doctors gave me during several visits combined.

5.0
April 18, 2019

This was my first visit with DR. Val Rakita. I was very satisfied with his attentiveness and manner. [...]

5.0
April 1, 2019

Dr. Rakita is exceptional.

5.0
March 27, 2019

Experience was excellent. [...]

5.0
January 29, 2019

the overall visit and the staff and the provider was very helpful to my needs and they are fantastic o left with sights of relief and positivity o thank you very much for being someone that I can trust

Office Locations

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Jeanes Hospital

7600 Central Avenue

Heart & Surgery Center, Suite 100

Philadelphia, PA 19111

215-728-CARE