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Susan M. Rausch, MD, PhD
Sleep Medicine
 
4.7 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Areas of Expertise

Obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, insomnia, narcolepsy

Personal Information

Dr. Rausch likes to do gardening and spend time with her dogs.

Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Sleep Medicine, Sleep Disorders
Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine
American Board of Sleep Medicine

Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of California School of Medicine, Irvine, Calif., 1992
Internship
Cedars - Sinai Medical Center, Beverly Hills, Calif., 1995
Residency
Cedars - Sinai Medical Center, Beverly Hills, 1995
Fellowships
Cedars - Sinai Medical Center, Beverly Hills, Calif., 1998
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Rausch far exceeds expectations every time I see her. She is wise, compassionate, and thorough in her care and I greatly appreciate having her as my doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
asks specific to clarify what I tell her
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
I was very disappointed in her. She had a brusque bedside manner and didn't take time to ask me questions or listen to my concerns, or even welcome me to the visit. I would not recommend her to anyone else.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. Rausch is excellent!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Very thorough and direct
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Rausch explained the complicated test results clearly and succinctly, presented the options (with pros and cons for each,) answered all of my questions and demonstrated that she heard all of my concerns. Excellent care!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
have recommended her to others
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Far better than "very good;" rather, "outstanding" care.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr Rausch really listens and again went above and beyond to take care of an issue that was bothering me. I think she is an amazing care provider and wish all of the care providers were as wonderful as she is.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
She didn't do a good job explaining things in lay language and didn't ultimately address my sleep problems.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
extremely professional and easy to talk with
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr Rausch is very good at what she does. I feel much healthier now that I am sleeping better. The CPAP machine has changed my life.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
*Dr. Rausch asked all the right questions and I felt she truly understood my issue. Her instructions & suggestions have been extremely helpful.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I like Dr Rausch and appreciate her friendly and approachable manner
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Care provider talks fast. It would be helpful if she slowed down.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Raush is very caring and wants to make sure my experience with sleep therapy is best possible. She explains things in detail in manner I can understand
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
It was great! I highly recommend my doctor for any sleep problems. She is knowledgeable, a great listener and very compassionate and patient with me.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
I have already recommended Dr. Rausch to others.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Dr. Rausch is an exceptional care provider and person. I would highly recommend her to anyone needing her specialty of medical care. She is kind, intelligent, and thorough.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Excellent in all respects.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
*Dr. Rausch was very thorough in covering a wide range of questions explaining things to consider in helping me. Very comprehensive & politely very professional.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
She is absolutely excellent!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr. Rausch is warm, open and professional. The perfect combination of qualities that I appreciate and engender trust. I appreciate the time she takes and how throughly she explained the test results.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Very thorough, approachable and knowledgeable