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Dr. Rafael Lemus-Rangel, MD

General Surgery*
4.4 (37)
Map Pin Small Palmdale, CA
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Rafael Lemus-Rangel, MD

Dr. Rafael Lemus-Rangel, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Palmdale, CA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of California at Los Angeles and is affiliated with Southwest Healthcare Palmdale Regional Medical Center and Antelope Valley Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Lemus-Rangel an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Lemus-Rangel works at Practice in Palmdale, CA with other offices in Lancaster, CA and Valencia, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lemus-Rangel's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Reza Kermani MD Inc.
    38920 Trade Center Dr, Palmdale, CA 93551 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 481-1793
  2. 2
    Holmes & Larson A Medical Corp
    1658 W Avenue J, Lancaster, CA 93534 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 942-8855
  3. 3
    Antelope Valley Hospital
    1600 W Avenue J, Lancaster, CA 93534 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 481-1793
  4. 4
    Caroucel Kim Chuateco MD Apc
    25050 Avenue Kearny Ste 208, Valencia, CA 91355 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (661) 942-8855

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  • Southwest Healthcare Palmdale Regional Medical Center
  • Antelope Valley Hospital

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Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Spinal Nerve Block
Thoracentesis
Tracheal Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
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Wedge Resection Colon
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    4.4
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1609102433
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of California at Los Angeles
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    • General Surgery
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