Dr. Raphael I. Kieval MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Raphael Kieval is a rheumatologist in Brockton, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Medical Center and Morton Hospital and Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Kieval accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Boston Medical Center and one of 4 at Morton Hospital and Medical Center who specialize in Rheumatology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Hebrew.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Clinical Interests: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Osteoporosis

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1985

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1985 - 1988

Boston University School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Eosinophilic fasciitis presenting as pitting edema of the extremities.
Costenbader, K. H., Kieval, R. I., Anderson, R. J.

Sensitivity and positive predictive value of Medicare Part B physician claims for rheumatologic diagnoses and procedures.
Katz, J. N., Barrett, J., Liang, M. H., Bacon, A. M., Kaplan, H., Kieval, R. I., Lindsey, S. M., Roberts, W. N., Sheff, D. M., Spencer, R. T., Weaver, A. L., Baron, J. A.

Evaluation of a modified hexose sugar, amiprilose hydrochloride, in experimental models of synovitis.
Kieval, R. I., Young, C. T., Prohazka, D., Brinckerhoff, C. E., Trentham, D. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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