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Rebecca Muntean, MD is a Internal Medicine general practice Naturopathic doctor in Spokane, WA, specializing in Adult Rheumatology, Pediatric Children's Rheumatology, Scleroderma, Vasculitis, Spondyloarthropathies, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Inflammatory myopathies and Sarcoid.

Rebecca R. Muntean, MD, ND, FACR Providence-employed provider

Specialties

Rheumatology
Accepting new patients

Board Certification

Rheumatology, Internal Medicine

Patient Rating

4.8 / 5

Providence Rheumatology

105 W 8th Ave
Suite 7010
Spokane, WA 99204
P: (509) 353-4318
F: (509) 598-2106

Dr. Muntean is accepting new rheumatology patients only

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Overview

Gender

Female

Other Languages

Romanian

Licenses

  • Washington
  • California

Education

Medical School

Facultatea de Medicina si Farmacie - Oradea, Romania


Graduate School:

ND (naturopathic physician); Bastyr University - Seattle, WA

Internship

Providence Internal Medicine Residency Spokane - Spokane, WA

Residency

Providence Internal Medicine Residency Spokane

Fellowship

University of California Irvine, CA
UC Irvine Medical Center, VA Long Beach, Children Hospital Orange County

Achievements

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • American Medical Association
  • Washington State Medical Association
  • Spokane County Medical Society

Interests

Medical Interests

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematous
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Scleroderma
  • Vasculitis (all vessels size, ANCA+ /ANCA-)
  • Inflammatory arthritis (RA, Psoriatic, IBD, Reactive, Gout/CPPD)
  • Inflammatory myopathies
  • Sarcoid
  • Osteoporosis
  • Therapeutic intra-articular injections
  • Dynamic musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Naturopathic medicine/Integrative medicine

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments. These comments are the views and opinions of patients and are not endorsed by or necessarily reflect the views of Providence.

4.8 out of 5 (144 Ratings, 56 Comments)

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02/12/2017
took almost three months to be seen by doctor
100

02/09/2017
I have always been treated with respect and I love everyone in this office of staff and front desk.
100

02/07/2017
I could not have asked for a more knowledgeable or caring doctor . Dr. Muntean is the best
80

01/30/2017
Dr. Muntean knew exactly how to treat [...]'s condition and get him on the tight track to stay on top of his symptoms [...]
100

01/24/2017
Good Memory, even remembers my Service Dogs name.
70

01/18/2017
very friendly this time 1st time was somewhat abrasive
100

12/27/2016
Dr. Muntean is a wonderful caring, professional physician and I am lucky to have her for my own care.
100

12/11/2016
She was excellent! But I did have to wait 7 months to have my first appointment with her
100

11/29/2016
She is always very concerned.
100

11/29/2016
Dr Muntean is one of the best doctors I have had the pleasure to work with. She is attentive and always willing to take the time needed to work with me. I would highly recommend her to family and friends.
90

11/29/2016
My PCP is the internist, Dr. [...], but his administrative duties take a great deal of his time. Since much of my health involves pain, both arthritis and age related, Dr. Muntean has filled the roll of my PCP very satisfactorily.
100

11/20/2016
I feel Dr Muntean is extremely knowledgeable and kind. She remembers things like I have many side affects from medications and treats me accordingly, and doesn't try to overload me on medications while still making me comfortable. I recommend her, but not too much, I don't want her to get too many patients. Because then, it would take forever to get in too see her! Lol
90

11/20/2016
Wish I could have gotten in to see the Dr. earlier . I recognize that there must be a shortage of rheumatologists. I also realize there wasn't much that could be done for my condition, but the months of waiting for the appointment gave me a sense of false hope.
100

11/09/2016
Dr Muntean is the best RA doctor I have ever had! She listens, is very through and informative and has helped me understand so many things about my condition. I never feel rushed and appreciate her professionalism.
100

10/10/2016
[...] I felt that I was treated with respect and had a good experience.
100

10/02/2016
Dr. Muntean is a wonderful caring, kind professional Physician. Anyone who has her as their MD is very fortunate and lucky.
100

09/28/2016
Dr. Muntean is so helpful, patient, knowledgeable and professional! She always listens to me.
90

09/21/2016
Our first visit, lots of blood work & thorough explanation of childs health.
100

09/20/2016
This provider cares and is genuinely pleased with my progress.
100

09/13/2016
Dr. Muntean is a fabulous provider. She ALWAYS listens to what I have to say and never looks down on me. I have recommended her to everybody I know that has arthritis!
100

08/31/2016
She is such a kind & caring provider. She makes sure that I will receive the best care I need.
100

08/31/2016
Dr muntean is the best
100

08/29/2016
could not have asked for a better group of people to deal with
100

08/11/2016
Always through, professional andpersonal. Best RA Doctor I have ever had!
100

08/06/2016
Dr Muntean is amazing. Caring and helpful. I learn new things each visit.
80

08/05/2016
often seems to be in a hurry, rushed, somewhat distracted--too big of a patient load/quotas meet? asks that I make eyecontact when explaining things to me, but provider rarely makes eyecontact with me when I speak.
100

08/04/2016
All good experience.
100

07/31/2016
Always concerned about my health & well-being. I have yet, nor do I expect, to experience anything negative.
100

07/26/2016
Dr. Muntean is always interested in how I am feeling and has a great bedside manner.
80

07/21/2016
Dr. Munteen is an excellent Doctor. She isn't pushy and aggressive which I appreciate. it was my first visit with her, but I feel like she will let me drive my healthcare and be a "partner" with me. I am hopeful she will be understanding regarding my unique issues.
80

06/26/2016
it takes too long to get an appointment especially with a specialist through a referral from my primary care doctor
100

06/15/2016
Dr. Muntean shows genuine concern for this patient.
100

06/08/2016
Dr. Muntean is very attentive, knowledgeable and caring.
100

06/07/2016
I loved talking wuth Dr Muntean. She listened to what my concerns are. This was my first visit so pretty much I just wanted to meet her and have her look over my records. She took xrays of areas of most concern.
100

05/12/2016
Love, love love Dr Muntean! I travel 3 hours each way ,every 6 months, to see her! Never have had to wait to see her or been treated rudely. I tell everyone how great I think she is, too :)
100

05/10/2016
Very friendly; interested in me as a person.
100

05/09/2016
She is very knowledgeable and quick to spot any problems Explains things very clearly. Very thorough in exams.
100

05/03/2016
She was absolutely listening and caring and funny and very professional.
100

04/27/2016
Friendly and knowledgeable
100

04/26/2016
she needs to get a new nurse.
100

04/19/2016
She was excellent! This was the best overall exam I've had in the past 30 years. __Others have not responded to my questions and for the most part left me in the dark about my diagnosis--what to do or what to expect.
70

04/19/2016
She's very abrupt. Wasn't sympathetic to my pain needs. I felt like she wanted to cram more medication down my throat. She didn't seem to care about my fatigue or problems working, or trying to complete school. She was however, very thorough with the physical part of the examination.
90

04/14/2016
Pleasant Dr to speak with. She listens, and I appreciate that! It's RARE!
100

04/07/2016
Very thorough & thoughtful.
100

04/05/2016
Dr. Muenten is a very thorough doctor, efficient and caring, and also listens well. I already told my family about her.
100

03/30/2016
This was my initial visit with Dr. Muntean. I felt comfortable and positive that I made a good choice in selecting Dr. Muntean to be the specialist that I need to take care of my medical needs in connection to my illness. Dr. Muntean is professional and thorough. She has a good "bedside manner." I like the way that she is proactive in her decisions and course of action in treating my illness.
100

03/15/2016
It just took a long time to get in for my new patient appt, but the office did try to work me in earlier and it did not work with my schedule on the days they called. It was worth the wait though.
90

03/15/2016
Dr. Munteen appears to truly care about her patients and is willing to take the needed time with them.
100

03/08/2016
She has been very helpful, informative, understanding
100

03/08/2016
Muntean does everything she can to get me the help I need, I see her for auto-immune related matters, but she listens when I bring up unrelated concerns and will do everything she can to get me the proper care.
90

03/03/2016
Dr. Muntean is amazing. She goes above and beyond to explain and provide information. She spends as much time as necessary to manage my care.
100

03/02/2016
Do their best to see to my needs.
100

03/02/2016
Very through
80

02/14/2016
Knowledgeable, nice, friendly.
100

02/08/2016
Appreciate Dr. Muntean's attention to detail and explaining my lab tests and xrays in a way I can understand. She really cares about me and my quality of life.
100

01/24/2016
Dr. Muntean was concerned about my total health and well being. She showed interest in all parts of my health.
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