Department General Pediatrics
Primary Location Chesterland Medical Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Chesterland Medical Building
Primary Location

Chesterland Medical Building

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Pediatrician
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care Pediatrics
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About Mona Rifka, MD

Mona Rifka, MD, is a pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic Community Pediatrics Chesterland. Dr. Rifka is board-certified in pediatrics and neonatology.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Houston, TX USA

Residency - Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC USA

Internship - Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC USA

Internship - American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon

Medical Education - American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
New York, NY USA

Undergraduate - American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon


  • Pediatrics

Specialty Interests

newborn care, breast feeding/nutritional aspects

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/6/2020, Dr. Rifka has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

57 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

12 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Always a pleasure dealing with the office and staff. Everyone is amazing with Nicolas and I both. He actually loves going to the doctor's

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

I am constantly telling my friends about Dr. Rifka and the practice. Worth the drive to Chesterland

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

We love Chesterland Pediatrics. Dr. Rifka is amazing.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Dr. Rifka is a conscientious physician who cares for her patients. We love her.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Dr Rifka is fantastic!

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Dr. Rifka and her staff are top notch.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2020

Dr. Rifka always my children and myself with the upmost respect and kindness. She is very easy to talk to about any concerns. I have already recommended her to several friends and family members.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2020

Dr. Mona Rifka is a exceptional Pediatrician, she takes the time to listen to the parents. She is definitely appreciated as my children's Pediatrician.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dr Rifka is excellent doctor with great office staff.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Dr. Rifka is amazing and we have always had a great experience with her.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

*Dr. Rifka is top notch. She cares and is very kind.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

I only use the Cleveland Clinic for my sons pediatric care- this clinic and it's staff are the best of the Clinic. unlike other CC practices I never have trouble making appointments and the care is top notch. Dr.Rifka is a wonderful doctor and I'm grateful my son is in her care.

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