Andrew J. Rice, MD, PhD
New patients by referral
“I work with patients on what is best for them.”
Dr. Rice loves the problem-solving nature and intricacies of medicine. His patients can expect an approachable style coupled with a thorough assessment of their issues.
Language(s) - English
Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 8, Dr. Andrew Rice initially wanted to be an endocrinologist. But that changed during a neurology stint while a resident. “My wife said it was the happiest she had seen me while in residency. I was excited to get to work and to learn about new patients. That’s when I decided to switch to neurology.”
Dr. Rice enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter and loves to cook for family and friends.
Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, 2008; Neurology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, 2010
Doctor of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 2006; Ph.D, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, 2002
First Choice Physician Partners, Templeton, CA, 2014-2016; Beaver Medical Group, Highland, CA, 2013-2014; Assistant Professor of Neurology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 2012-2013; Carson Tahoe Physicians Clinic, Carson City, NV, 2011-2012
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Study of the effects of hydrogen gas on preventing cell death following hypoxia, Loma Linda University Medical Center, 8/09-9/09. PI: John Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
Study of RNA binding proteins, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 3/05-5/05. PI: Ite Laird, Ph.D.
Study of the molecular genetics of melanoma and ovarian cancer progression. University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 5/00-7/02, PI: Louis Dubeau, M.D., Ph.D.
Study of binding proteins involved in DNA repair. University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 11/97-2/98. PI: Michael Lieber, MD., Ph.D.
Study of the molecular genetics of melanoma progression. University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 8/97-11/97. Partially funded by: Molecular Oncology Training Grant (T32 CA 09569), National Cancer Institute 1999-2000. : Principal investigator: Jane fountain, PhD., 2/98-5/00
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About Survey Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
Comments From Patients
Was able to communicate the problem to have a better understanding than doctors I went to in the past 20 yrs. Felt he was knowledgable for my situation
Dr. Rice is always upbeat and positive. Always up to date with my medical information. He listens to me and clearly explains things to me so I understand.
Dr. Rice has been a very good advocate for making sure I get the best care possible. He is direct and clear in his communication.
My rating for Dr Rice would be a 10
Doctor Rice was very friendly and professional. Very helpful and listened to me. Addressed all of my concerns.
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