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Rupal Chavda

Rupal Chavda, MD

Specialty:

Rheumatology

Office Phone 719-562-2030

Accepting new patients.

  • Parkview Employed Physician
Patient Rating
4.5 (418 Ratings, 83 Comments)

Biography

Dr. Rupal Chavda is a Board Certified Rheumatologist. She treats a wide range of Rheumatology conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, gout, autoimmune diseases, lupus, and vasculitis. Prior to moving to Pueblo to begin her practice with Parkview Medical Group, she worked as a Rheumatologist in Chicago, Illinois, where she also completed her Fellowship training in Rheumatology. She is thorough and focused on helping her patients achieve success in their treatment plans.

In her free time, Dr. Chavda enjoys spending time with her husband who is also a physician, practicing yoga, and visiting family in Chicago.

Provider's Additional Contact Information

Fax: 719-562-2091

Locations

Comments

4.5 out of 5 (418 Ratings, 83 Comments)
December 29, 2021
Listened to my concerns and answered some of my questions. Such as "Is it possible that I have Fibromyalgia?")
December 27, 2021
Dr could have spent more time with me especially being my first visit. Too fast.
December 27, 2021
Wait time was very long to see the doctor
December 27, 2021
Doctor was late coming in to see me, Doctor was in a rush to explain anything to me, when trying to explain myself and my medical history to her she cut me off and prescribed me medicine, also did not look at me while she was talking to me
December 23, 2021
My appointment was at 11:00. I didn't get in to see the doctor until 12:15. There is a note on her receptions desk said, if you are late... the patient is 5 minutes late. They have to reschedule. How about the doctor seeing you on your appointed time or within 15/20 minutes?
December 23, 2021
Nothing. I really liked the front desk crew. Very personable and helpful.
December 20, 2021
I did not feel like I was helped with results.
December 20, 2021
Maybe explain things better and spend more time explaining what... what is really going on with the person. Made it too quick and just short. They just change my medicine and that was pretty much it. Thank.
December 20, 2021
It would be nice if it didn't cost so much and if we didn't have to wear masks.
December 09, 2021
The exam room door should've been closed when the doctor, resident and MA came into the room. It was difficult to hear them with all the noise from the front desk area
December 07, 2021
During my last two visits the provider didn't seem to listen and disregarded what I had to say or concerned about. Her notes from last visit were inaccurate, she forgot she made med changes and indicated she didn't have specific records I indicating led to her med change. Another individual was able to find the records yet she wasn't validating or empathetic to insinuating I was wrong.
December 06, 2021
Everyone was efficient. Dr personable and caring
November 23, 2021
Not have it be so hard to get in to see the person. This...it was terrible. You'll have to contact me, in person, to hear any further.
November 23, 2021
I can't think of anything for improvement at this time, this was however my first visit.
November 22, 2021
They have messed up my appointments the last three times, and I'm not very happy with that. I show up on my appointment time is and they tell me it's not til the next day when I get a reminder, in a text message telling me when it is and they still say no that wasn't right now. They've done this to me before and I don't like it.
October 27, 2021
To not have to wait so long before I seen the provider; it was about an hour.
October 27, 2021
Wait time
October 26, 2021
Nothing regarding doctor or staff. Facility needs updated, very depressing.
October 26, 2021
Nothing, it was a good experience.
October 15, 2021
I love Dr Chavda, but find her hard to understand because of her accent. She is always willing to try and help me understand.
October 13, 2021
Left me sitting in the room waiting for the doctor too long.
October 11, 2021
The visit was fine what I didn't like what my appointment was at 3:00. I didn't get in to see the doctor for an hour and 20 minutes. so, they were they had you sitting 4 hour, 20 minutes. so, their office or somebody we really drop the ball on scheduling.
October 11, 2021
Everything was fine.
October 06, 2021
Dr. Chavda and staff were polite, helpful and professional.
September 27, 2021
It was a perfect visit.
September 16, 2021
As always, I found the entire staff to be very caring, professional and very competent.
September 16, 2021
Called on time, my appointment was over an hour later than scheduled
September 16, 2021
Waited one hour past appointment to see Dr.
September 14, 2021
Everyone is great here!
September 09, 2021
The hour and a half wait for the provider was a little off putting and then feeling a little bit rushed because I had to leave and I'm sure there's other people who were also waiting an hour and a half. (INAUDIBLE, this was problematic.
September 07, 2021
Very difficult and frustrating to try and understand medical professionals when they wear masks. Clear face shields might be a better alternative when providers have a strong accent so patients can see their mouth for visual cues
September 07, 2021
Make appointments closer to the time you actually see the Dr. My time is valuable also.
September 03, 2021
Nothing, it was great
September 01, 2021
It took four months to get into see this dr. She had my primary run many many tests. She already decided it was not what was referred for before she even saw me. I was afforded a visit finally, but felt unheard and unconcerned for my issues. Felt rushed and not able to explain my symptoms, health history and medications I was already subscribed that did not work. What little info I was given could have easily been put in a note to my dr. I left feeling hopeless and unsure what my next steps should be.
August 27, 2021
I did not feel the Provider was hearing my concerns. And office staff ordered every single medication on my file, when several of them have been discontinued for a very long time. This caused me to have to call the express mail order pharmacy long wait times to get them removed.
August 19, 2021
1.5 hours behind schedule. Then,had the oddity to look at her watch before we felt comfortable with what little information that was provided. The only thing I know for sure,is i left knowing i had a bunch more pills to take. This may not be a big deal to her,but it certainly Is to me
August 18, 2021
I have an appointment set for 1 o'clock. I got there at 12:40. Full out my paperwork as taken back right away. I sat in the in the room, waiting for the doctor to come in for about an hour. Maybe longer. The doctor came in to visit was extremely short. Nothing was resolved, and the and I paid $60 for that visit. That's not a good, good representation. All your paperwork, says it it we're 1 minute or 2 minutes late. You're going to cancel our appointment. We have to reschedule that. The doctor can wait
August 18, 2021
could have been more timely on appointment time. i waited from 2:15 to 2:50
August 18, 2021
I have mobility issues and using the low toilet in the Greenwood Building was a nightmare. For a medical building to not have handicap features just boggles the mind! I was happy with the doctor but not the facility!
August 10, 2021
Use my name so the visit would seem more personal. However my appointment was on time, staff courteous, Doctor Chavda very knowledgeable. I failed to ask enough questions...
August 09, 2021
It was a great experience. Everyone was professional.
August 06, 2021
Thank you for taking good care of me.
August 04, 2021
Dr Chavda has been my specialist for several years. She is awesome. The staff are so helpful and professional. I always feel like Im in good hands.
August 04, 2021
Give suggestions on type of diet and exercise.
August 03, 2021
The doctor was great. The girl, whoever does the prescription refills or sends in the prescriptions did not pay attention when I told her, who the, who my drug program was. She sent it to the wrong drug program, and I had to deal with it from there.
July 28, 2021
The doctor wanted a full blood screen done prior to my visit - done, appt scheduled (was about 2 months out). Prior to that, got a call the she would not be in the office that day, had to re-schedule another 2 months or so out. Then the week before that appt was due I got a call - same thing, doctor would not be in the office that day, but there were 2 openings the morning of the call, at 9:15 or 10:45. Since the call came at just after 8:30 there was no way I could make a 9:15 so took the later one, barely made it. As it turned out, my blood work had been ok - no severe rheumatoid arthritis- my hands were checked briefly, heart listened to, told to come back in a year. I made an appt but do not think I will be keeping it. Poor management on the doctor's part, in my opinion, when so many appts have to be re-scheduled.
July 28, 2021
The main thing I have problems with is once I filled out my paperwork, and got into the room. I still waited more than an hour before the doctor came in. The wait was a little bit too long for me. I had other things that needed to be done.
July 26, 2021
App was at 2:15 didn't get called back until 3:00
July 21, 2021
This was my first visit and the entire process was efficient and friendly.
July 21, 2021
All I wanted patient and doctor relationship and she's a good doctor. First time I've seen, second time I've seen her so I'm just hoping she could help me out. She was very nice. Thank you.
July 15, 2021
Hmmm....maybe at the end, the Dr. should communicate with the front desk about what the next steps were to be. The front desk lady had to catch me on the way out to see if I needed to schedule my next appt.
July 02, 2021
Waiting time.
June 28, 2021
Dr. Chavda is an excellent clinician, as well as an empathetic, responsive physician. I could not be more pleased with her or her staff.
June 28, 2021
Has nothing to do with visit with doctor....has to do with restroom down the hall...the toilet seat was so low I could not get up off it without help...at first I thought I had entered a children's bathroom...seat was at least 3 inches below norm...a handicapped bathroom should be provided or at least a handicapped toilet as a choice.
June 25, 2021
I was treated well yesterday!
June 21, 2021
My appointment was at 2:15 2:45. I got done to see her at 2:40. I mean at 3:40.
June 17, 2021
The visit went very well, nothing could have made it any better.
June 08, 2021
I had called ahead to make sure they had my records and they said yes. Turns out they did not have my dexa scan and I saw in a very warm exam room for an hour while they tried to get it from the provider. They ultimately could not get it. Finally the doctor saw me. She was fine. The staff was apologetic and nice but having to wait that long was not ideal.
June 08, 2021
I was nervous since I hadn't met Dr Chavda in person yet, just via telephone and video, but I loved her. She is so kind and caring and didn't brush off my complaints about thumb pain and hair loss due to methotrexate. Her staff is so friendly and helpful. I couldn't be more pleased with how things went yesterday. I feel hopeful again that my hands are going to improve.
June 04, 2021
I would love to leave positive feedback, but they never called to do my appointment over the phone. So I never got to have my appointment. That's why I gave negative feedback, but I actually love this doctor's office and their staff. So there's that.
May 26, 2021
Send me to a different Dr office.
May 25, 2021
I am totally satisfied with this office. Excellent doctor and attention to my issues.
May 21, 2021
I don't like being in a room for Forty minutes waiting for a Doctor to see me.
May 21, 2021
Nothing to improve. It was was fine
May 20, 2021
Her nurse was very kind and nice and I like Dr. Chavda very much, but she seemed to bit rushed this time. And the office staff were supposed to call in my prescription on. I saw her on Thursday and they were supposed to send in the prescription, and I didn't get it until late Friday night, and that was only because I called
May 19, 2021
Not much, I was very satisfied
May 03, 2021
Yeah it'd be nice to have been able to get in there sooner than a whole year later, it just was and then that I would have been able to get treated dinner for my problems, other than that that's good thank you,
April 30, 2021
I was scheduled for a telehealth appt at 4:45 but never got a call until 6:03pm. I wasn't notified they were running late. I figured they forgot about my appt. I understand things happen but I should have been kept informed that eventually the doctor would be calling.
April 16, 2021
Decrease wait time
April 14, 2021
Looked at the the x-rays that had been sent over 2 weeks prior.
March 26, 2021
All questions were answered. I was very happy with the service. It's just when they hand write a prescription you need to watch the date. I have expired prescription because they wrote it for 2020 instead of 2021. Thank you.
March 26, 2021
Absolutely nothing to change. Everyone was great.
March 26, 2021
Nothing!! Dr. Chavda and her entire staff are excellent. Highly professional, engaging and premier customer service!
March 26, 2021
Everything that Dr. Chavda does to me is perfect and I enjoyed visiting with her. She was very thorough. Thank you.
March 22, 2021
I just had a little trouble understanding Dr Chavda! But she's a wonderful Dr. & I'm very pleased with the healthcare I am getting.
March 12, 2021
Whoever schedule's appointments should make sure you see the Dr. On time, or with in 20 minutes. I was on time 10 minutes before my appointment. I was asked to go wait in my vehicle. They called me 45 minutes later, then had to wait another 15 minutes to see the Dr.
March 08, 2021
I cannot think of a thing that would have improved my visit. Everyone was wonderful front the front desk, to the Drs. visit and to the discharge and next appointment. I would highly recommend PMG Rheumatology.
March 03, 2021
There was a long wait before my appointment began. That made me feel rushed and not able to express myself clearly. It threw my son with special needs eating schedule off and I had to feed him during the appointment. My symptoms might not be as severe as others and I felt kind of brushed off. It seems like there is a disconnect in our rapport.
March 03, 2021
Yeah, they did good job, and I appreciate that. Thank you.
March 03, 2021
Still waiting for email explaining changes in medications that was supposed to have been sent by day's end
March 03, 2021
I don't think there is any need for improvement. Everything went very smoothly.
March 02, 2021
Nothing - three way zoom call went well.
February 11, 2021
I was unable to get my IV due to a 2year cough. When the nurse came out she did a very nice job of explaining why I had to get a COVID test before I could be seen. I went and got one and I am rescheduled already. I will have the results before my IV due to be given. I believe my interaction was with a nurse or the doctor's MA.
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Education and Training

Education

First Moscow State Medical University, Medical Degree

Residency

John H. Stoger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Internal Medicine Residency

Fellowship

Loyola University Medical Center, Rheumatology Fellowship

Professional Memberships

American College of Rheumatology

American College of Physicians 

Honors, Awards, etc.

Board Certified - American Board of Rheumatology 

Board Certified - American Board of Internal Medicine

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