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Rima Dafer, MD, Neurology, Chicago, IL, Rush University Medical Center

RimaMahmudDaferMDMPH

Neurology Chicago, IL

Headache, Vascular Neurology

Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences, Rush Medical College

Overview of Dr. Dafer

Dr. Rima Dafer, MD is a board certified neurologist in Chicago, Illinois. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in Illinois, Indiana, and Florida. She is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center.

Education & Training

  • University of Toledo Medical Center
    University of Toledo Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2002
  • University of Toledo Medical Center
    University of Toledo Medical CenterResidency, Neurology, 1998 - 2001
  • Henry Ford Hospital - Wayne State University
    Henry Ford Hospital - Wayne State UniversityFellowship, Vascular Neurology, 1994 - 1996
  • University of Baghdad College of Medicine
    University of Baghdad College of MedicineClass of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2017 - 2021
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2005 - 2008
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2005 - 2023
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1996 - 2009
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 1996 - 2015
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Vascular Neurology
  • United council of neurological subspecialtiesHeadache medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011-2013

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Sending Aid to Lebanon
    Sending Aid to LebanonAugust 29th, 2020
  • Safe for Stroke Patients to Continue Blood Thinners Before Minor Surgical Procedures
    Safe for Stroke Patients to Continue Blood Thinners Before Minor Surgical ProceduresFebruary 10th, 2016

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Arabic, French

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
    BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
    BCBS California PPO
    BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    Blue Shield California HMO
    Blue Shield California PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Cofinity PPO
    Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Health Net California Large Group PPO
    Health Net HMO - Employer Group
    HealthLink PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
    Multiplan PPO
    Pacificare HMO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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