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Rahel (Teklehaimanot) Amare, MD, Infectious Disease, Norfolk, VA, Sentara Leigh Hospital


Infectious Disease Norfolk, VA


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  • Dr. Rahel (Teklehaimanot) Amare, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Norfolk, Virginia. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in Virginia, North Carolina, and Colorado. She is affiliated with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and Sentara Leigh Hospital.

Education & Training

  • Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester
    Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of RochesterFellowship, Infectious Disease, 2006 - 2007
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Tulane University School of MedicineFellowship, Infectious Disease, 2005 - 2007
  • Westchester Medical Center
    Westchester Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2005
  • Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
    Kingsbrook Jewish Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 2002 - 2003
  • Jimma University College of Public Health and Medical Sciences
    Jimma University College of Public Health and Medical SciencesClass of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 2007 - 2011
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2005 - 2006
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2005 - 2024
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Infectious Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013

Hospital Affiliations