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Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Val Rakita, MD

Val Rakita
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Specialties

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation

4.9
79 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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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
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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 Cardiology at Jeanes Campus

TUH – Jeanes Campus

7600 Central Avenue

Heart & Surgery Center

Suite 100

Philadelphia, PA 19111

215-728-CARE

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79 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 about Patient Satisfaction Rating.

OVERALL RATING

4.90 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.9
Give easy to understand instruction
4.9
Provider expl in way you understand
4.9
Provider listen carefully to you
5.0
Show respect for what you say
4.9
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
March 30, 2020

This visit was a telephone call due the state at home in place during this time frame. the nurse who called before hand was very helpful in making sure that I would be prepared for call from doctor. the doctor was very tuned into what I was saying and even reminded me to do follow up appointment

5.0
March 2, 2020

Very good.

5.0
December 3, 2019

I really like Dr. Rakita as my doctor he is the best cardiologist.

5.0
November 25, 2019

Excellent experience. [...]

5.0
November 18, 2019

Both he and the PA [...] were very kind and spent time with me. I did not feel rushed.

5.0
October 30, 2019

Excellent.

5.0
October 14, 2019

outstanding service

5.0
September 3, 2019

He's mine cardiologist and he and his assistant is great [...] they are the best

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. [...]