Dr. Rifat Latifi MD Surgeon

Dr. Rifat Latifi is a surgeon in Tucson, Arizona. He received his medical degree from University of Pristina Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1994 - 1999

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1994

New York Medical College
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 1996 - 1997

University of Pristina Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1982

University of Prishtina
Other Training, Orthopedic and General Surgery, 1983 - 1985

University of Prishtina
Other Training, 1982 - 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Excellence in Surgery Services Award, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
2012

Arab Health 2012 Achievement and Innovation Awards, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
2012

Community Health Promotion Award, URAC/Care Continuum Alliance
2011

International Health Promotion Awards (IHPA), URAC/Care Continuum Alliance
2011

21st Century Achievement Award in Health by International Virtual e-Hospital, Computerworld Honors Program
2011

Distinguished Service Award, Arizona Telemedicine Program
2010

Award for Integrated & Multidisciplinary Approach and Management of Trauma Patient Workshop, University of Arizona
2008

Team Award for Teaching, Excellence and Mentorship, University Medical Center
2007

Plaque of Recognition, Association of Filipino Physicians of Southern Illinois USA and Philippine Gift of Life Foundation
2006

Plaque of Recognition, Association of Filipino Physicians of Southern Illinois USA and Philippine Gift of Life Foundation
2012

Two Best Presentation Awards, 10th Congress of International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health
2005

Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Arizona, College of Medicine
2003

Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Arizona, College of Medicine
2004

Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Arizona, College of Medicine
2006

Best Teacher in MIII Surgery Course, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University
2000

Outstanding Teacher Pin Award – MIII Surgery Course, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University
1999

Norwich Eaton Research Fellowship
1991

Medical Faculty Award for Outstanding Student and Great Contributions in the Development of Medical Faculty, University of Prishtina
1980

Outstanding Associate Reporter Editor, Youth Voice Magazine
1980

Orthopedic and Surgery Clinic Scholarship, University of Prishtina
1977

Orthopedic and Surgery Clinic Scholarship, University of Prishtina
1978

Orthopedic and Surgery Clinic Scholarship, University of Prishtina
1979

Orthopedic and Surgery Clinic Scholarship, University of Prishtina
1980

Publications & Presentations

Total Parenteral Nutrition: Current Concepts and Indications.

Prospective Evaluation of a Telemedicine and Telepresence Program for Trauma.

Teletrauma and Teleresuscitation in Rural America: Southern Arizona Experience.

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