Dr. Rita M Pappas MD Pediatrician

Dr. Rita Pappas is a pediatrician in Cleveland, Ohio and is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. She received her medical degree from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Pappas accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 99 doctors at Cleveland Clinic who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics, Hospitalist

Clinical Interests: Education, Hospital medicine, Quality in healthcare, Patient safety, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Residency Education, Quality and Patient Safety

Hospital Affiliation

Cleveland Clinic

Education & Medical Training

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 2004

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Internship, Pediatrics, 2001–2002

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Class of 2001

Wright State University
Other Training, School of Medicine, 1997–2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 10 years in Pediatrics

OH State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

FHM, Society of Hospital Medicine

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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