Dr. Rafael is a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist specializing solely in Gynecology, focusing on the ongoing care of women throughout their lives from adolescence, reproductive, menopausal and postmenopausal stages of their lives.
Dr. Rafael has cared for patients in our community for 25 years and is committed to the highest quality healthcare for his patients. Most importantly, for Dr. Rafael, the needs of the patient come first. He is a reliable and trustworthy OBGYN in Reno.
He emphasizes preventative healthcare and believes in the continuity of patient/physician relationship. He is dedicated to long term prevention and early detection of illness.
As a long-time doctor in Reno, NV, Dr. Rafael values respect, excellence, integrity and strives to incorporate evidence based medicine.
Above all, Dr. Rafael communicates and listens to his patients and strives to deliver patient centered care, in a safe and efficient manner.
Areas of medical and surgical management include:
Cervical cancer screening
Breast Cancer screening
Urinary incontinence procedures and evaluation
Postmenopausal evaluation and treatment
Anxiety and depression
Minimally invasive gynecological surgery
D & C
Hydrothermablation – Novasure procedure
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
Dr. Rafael has been a licensed physician by the State Board of Medical Examiners of Nevada since August 10, 1985. Past and present organizations that Dr. Rafael has belonged to include:
The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
The Gynecological Laser Society
President of the Washoe County Medical Society 2001
Nevada State Medical Society
The American Fertility Society
University of Nevada School of Medicine – Associate Professor
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopists
As a solo physician in Reno, patients will see Dr. Rafael and only Dr. Rafael. Our goal is to offer high quality health care to patients in a professional, efficient, and personalized manner. The patient is the center of what we do.