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Dr. Rima Dafer, MD

Neurology*
5.0 (6)
Map Pin Small Chicago, IL
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Rima Dafer, MD

Dr. Rima Dafer, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Neurology, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from Baghdad University, College Of Medicine and is affiliated with Rush University Medical Center, Highland Park Hospital, Glenbrook Hospital, Skokie Hospital and Evanston Hospital. Dr. Dafer, completed a residency at American University Of Beruit. Patients rated Dr. Dafer an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Dafer works at University Neurologists in Chicago, IL. They frequently treat conditions like All Headaches (incl. Migraine), Traumatic Brain Injury and Migraine along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Dafer's Office Locations

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    Rumc-university Neurologists
    1725 W Harrison St Ste 1118, Chicago, IL 60612 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 942-4500

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  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Highland Park Hospital
  • Glenbrook Hospital
  • Skokie Hospital
  • Evanston Hospital

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Migraine
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Stroke
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Cervical Vertigo
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Headache
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Hereditary Amyloidosis
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Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
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Anterior Horn Disease
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Astrocytoma
Ataxia
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Aural Migraine
Autonomic Disorders
Bell's Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Injury
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Central Pain Syndrome
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Vascular Disease
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Pain
Cluster Headache
Compressed Spinal Cord
Concussion
Confusion
Cranial Trauma
Dementia
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy
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Dysphagia
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Encephalomyelopathy
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Episodic Cluster Headache
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Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
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Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Meningitis
Moyamoya Disease
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelitis
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Myelopathy
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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Nystagmus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Parkinson's Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Radiculopathy
Rathke's Cleft Cyst
Restless Leg Syndrome
Schwannoma
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Spinal Stenosis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hematoma
Syncope
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Syphilis Infections
Temporal Arteritis
Tension Headache
Thoracic Stenosis
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Dementia
Vasculitis
Vertigo
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Visual Field Defects
Vitamin B Deficiency
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
EMG (Electromyography)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Memory Evaluation
Peripheral NeuropathyTesting
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
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TCD Bubble Test
Thrombolysis
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    About Dr. Rima Dafer, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic and French
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    NPI Number
    • 1407939846
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Henry Ford Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • American University Of Beruit
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Baghdad University, College Of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology and Vascular Neurology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Rima Dafer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Dafer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Dafer has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Dafer works at University Neurologists in Chicago, IL. View the full address on Dr. Dafer’s profile.

    Dr. Dafer has seen patients for All Headaches (incl. Migraine), Traumatic Brain Injury and Migraine, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Dafer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Dafer. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Dafer.

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