Professional Biographies

Stephanie Rael, MD

Primary Specialty: Vein Care

Secondary Specialty:

Years With Optum: 9

Average Star Rating:

(116 patient ratings)

  • Undergrad School:
    Bachelor of Biological Sciences - University of California, Irvine, CA
  • Graduate School:
    Post Baccalaureate Premedical Program - University of California, Irvine, CA
  • Medical School:
    Doctor of Medicine - Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI
  • Internships:
    Internship, General Surgery- University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM
  • Residency:
    Residency, General Surgery- University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM

New Mexico, Active ACLS, ATLS, PALS, 2007
Board Certified, American Board of Surgery, 2014

American College of Surgeons, 2007
American College of Women Surgeons, 2007
American Medical Association, 2003

Patient Ratings & Reviews

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Oct 27, 2020

Dr Rael was professional courteous and very complete in her examination of my mother

- Verified Patient

Oct 15, 2020

Dr. Rael was very helpful. took time to listen to my concerns and responded. highly recommend!!

- Verified Patient

Oct 06, 2020

Dr. Rael was very understanding and allowed me to have my wife on speakerphone. she answered all the questions I had prepared ahead of time. and she clearly communicated the plan of treatment. I did not feel rushed and felt that Dr. Rael wanted to make

- Verified Patient

Aug 05, 2020

The nurse listen to me about the pain I was having, relay it to my doctor. After discussing my concerns we changed up the procedure.

- Verified Patient

Jul 15, 2020

Fantastic. Best physician I've seen in eons. Very hands-on - the way physicians used to be. She didn't draw circles on the floor with her stool wheeling around, looking at the laptop and the patient. Great explanations! A model physician.

- Verified Patient

Jul 14, 2020

Dr. Rael did a fantastic job explaining the issues to me in a way I could understand, informing me of possible treatment options and the benefits & risks of each potential treatment option. She listened to me, was patient and kind, and answered all of my questions. I'd give her more than a 5 out of 5 rating if I could!

- Verified Patient

Mar 30, 2020

Very good dr.

- Verified Patient

Jan 08, 2020

include me in the decisions

- Verified Patient


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