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Elisa Y. Rhew, MD

Philosophy of Care

Create a partnership with my patients to provide optimal treatment of rheumatic diseases


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.9
Based on 302 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Rheumatology
    • Years in Practice: 20


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Rheumatology


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, inflammatory arthritis, lupus, osteoporosis, Sjogren’s syndrome, ankylosing spondylitis, Sjogren's syndrome, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and other rheumatologic autoimmune diseases


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Spending time with my family, reading, traveling


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Brown University School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 05/1998
    Degree M.D.
    Honors Honors

    RESIDENCY
    School Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School
    Title Resident Internal Medicine

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Specialty Rheumatology

  • Memberships

    • American College of Rheumatology
    • American Society of Bone and Mineral Research
    • Massachusetts Medical Society
    • Clinical Immunology Society
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name American College of Rheumatology Fellows Award
    Date 01/2000

  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • Association of a common interferon regulatory fact
    • Association Study of Toll-Like Receptor 5 (TLR5) a
    • Atherosclerotic markers increase early in systemic
    • Cardiovascular disease in systemic lupus erythemat
    • Homocysteine Level, Bone Mineral Density, and Frac
    • Premature atherosclerotic disease in systemic lupu
    • Scleroderma renal crisis: new insights and develop
    • Sjogren's Syndrome in association with crohn's dis
    • The effect of socioeconomic status, ethnicity and


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.9
    Based on 302 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.7
    297 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.9
    298 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    301 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.9
    300 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    5.0
    299 ratings


    Comments (51)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Oct 28, 2019
    Dr. Rhew is amazing. She has gone above and beyond on her own time to research a problem that is only tangentially related to my rheumatological condition (but affects it). She has responded multiple times See more  
    5.0
    Oct 25, 2019
    Exceed my expectation  
    4.8
    Oct 23, 2019
    Dr. Rhew is always very patient and listens intently when I am relaying information to her. I feel like she actually remembers me from visit to visit and that's awesome. (No one likes feeling like See more  
    5.0
    Oct 21, 2019
    Dr Rhew is fantastic.  
    5.0
    Oct 18, 2019
    They always taking care of my refills and medications. (Thanks.) 7. Always.  
    5.0
    Oct 16, 2019
    Dr Rhew is absolutely amazing. She has helped me through a lot and never makes me feel like I am bothering her or asking too many questions. In this day and age patients are treated See more  
    5.0
    Oct 10, 2019
    One of the best Doctors I have seen.  
    5.0
    Oct 10, 2019
    Dr. Rhew is the Best Dr. She is always so helpful and listens to all my concerns. I feel my rheumatoid arthritis is under control because of Dr. Rhew. She is the Dr. I always See more  
    5.0
    Sep 29, 2019
    I appreciate the quality of care Dr. Rhew and staff have provided starting with the reception staff and then her nurse and Dr. Rhew herself. Dr. Rhew has provided quality care, been professional, caring, and See more  
    5.0
    Sep 25, 2019
    Dr Rhew discussed my current & ongoing problems. She added a new medication, a solution to discomfort and a plan to follow.  
    5.0
    Sep 25, 2019
    I like Dr. Rhew very much - she is very easy to talk with and is an excellent communicator  
    3.5
    Sep 24, 2019
    I wish doctors would look at big picture instead of focusing on only their specialty. *Dr. Rhew is the doctor who does this the best for me.  
    4.7
    Sep 23, 2019
    Dr Rhew is wonderful, caring, kind, interested. I trust her impeccably. So lucky to have her as my doctor!  
    5.0
    Sep 18, 2019
    Dr. Rhew is exceptional in every way. I find her remarkable, professional and kind. Additionally, from reception to finish, all are accommodating.  
    5.0
    Sep 02, 2019
    Happy about the visit.  
    5.0
    Sep 01, 2019
    wonderful doctor. Had to move out of state for three years and the minute I returned, made my appt to continue my care with her.  
    5.0
    Sep 01, 2019
    Dr Rhew is patient, understanding and I feel like she genuinely cares about my well being.  
    5.0
    Aug 18, 2019
    if i could give dr rhew a higher score i would! she is kind, compassionate, listens to ALL questions and symptoms. she explains and sets a game plan. shes helped me tremendously. i have recommended See more  
    5.0
    Aug 15, 2019
    Dr. Rhew is personable, professional, and knowledgeable.  
    5.0
    Aug 14, 2019
    Have already recommended Dr. Rhew to other people  
    4.8
    Aug 01, 2019
    good  
    5.0
    Jul 17, 2019
    *Dr. Rhew is a wonderful, caring & knowledgeable doctor.  
    5.0
    Jul 09, 2019
    Even if Doctor Rhew is rushed, as she was yesterday, I always have time to talk and ask questions.  
    5.0
    Jul 07, 2019
    Dr Rhew is always very thorough with her explanations of any new testing or consults etc. She is always quick to respond to Mychart questions and prescription refills. She shows great care, concern, and patience See more  
    5.0
    Jul 05, 2019
    *Dr. Rhew is great -  
    5.0
    Jul 02, 2019
    Dr. Rhew is the best  
    5.0
    Jun 05, 2019
    Dr. Rhew is an exceptional doctor. I trust her with my care implicitly. She listens and cares.  
    5.0
    May 31, 2019
    Dr Rhew is one of the best physicians I've ever had.  
    5.0
    May 31, 2019
    Dr Rhew is one of the best(if not the best) care providers I have.  
    5.0
    May 15, 2019
    She's one of your best.  
    4.8
    Apr 10, 2019
    I've recommended Dr. Rhew to others.  
    5.0
    Apr 09, 2019
    She is amazing.  
    5.0
    Apr 01, 2019
    She is wonderful!! She always takes the appropriate amount of time with me, and she explains things to me in a manner that is easy to understand. I would recommend her in a heartbeat!  
    5.0
    Mar 27, 2019
    Dr.Rhew is one of the best providers of health care that I've ever had.  
    5.0
    Mar 24, 2019
    Dr. Rhew listened and ultimately saved my life by her diagnosis and care to get me admitted immediately to the hospital!   
    5.0
    Mar 14, 2019
    I have supreme confidence in Dr. Rhew and feel she h as a great deal of concern about my health  
    5.0
    Mar 06, 2019
    *Dr. Rhew is a great doctor. She always listens and is concerned about my wellbeing.  
    5.0
    Mar 03, 2019
    Very happy the way Dr Rhew works to understand everything going on with me.  
    5.0
    Feb 26, 2019
    excellent care  
    5.0
    Feb 25, 2019
    *Love *Dr. Rhew!  
    5.0
    Feb 10, 2019
    Just love Dr. Rhew!!! I hope no one I know has to see this type of specialist, but if they do, would definitely recommend her! Every time.  
    5.0
    Feb 04, 2019
    Would not go to any other health care provider for my RA  
    5.0
    Jan 23, 2019
    Dr Rew is amazing provider I am bless to have her on my case  
    5.0
    Dec 27, 2018
    I feel Dr. Rhew is always caring and her response time to e-mails, concerns, etc., is comforting and makes me feel like she truly cares. I have recommended her to several people.  
    5.0
    Dec 27, 2018
    My Doctor is perfect for me , listens to me , gives me full attention , I can only talk about good experiences .  
    5.0
    Dec 18, 2018
    Dr Rhew is a dynamite combination of professional skill and personalized, caring compassion. She is responsible for my enhanced quality of life since my RA diagnosis. I am thankful beyond words for her, and would See more  
    5.0
    Dec 15, 2018
    satisfied  
    5.0
    Dec 12, 2018
    I have recommended Dr. Rhew to several friends over the past few years.  
    4.8
    Dec 12, 2018
    very respectful, methodical and patient  
    5.0
    Dec 05, 2018
    *Dr. Rhew is the best of DuPage Med.   
    5.0
    Nov 27, 2018
    *Dr. Rhew is excellent in her medical knowledge, professional, and shows concern.  
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