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Qualifications and Experience
Olivia Ghaw, MD, completed her fellowship training at Mount Sinai Hospital and now joins the faculty in the Division of Rheumatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.
Dr. Ghaw received her BA from Wellesley College and her medical degree from NYU Langone Medical Center. She completed her internal medicine residency at Mount Sinai Hospital. During these times, she has participated in numerous medical humanitarian missions to underserved locations such as Mongolia, Honduras, and Western China.
Her clinical interests include connective tissue diseases, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, crystal deposition diseases, spondyloarthropathies, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.
Verified Patient Reviews
Very patient with me. I have a long medical history with lots of drama from previous physician.
Dr. Ghaw is an extremely compassionate and capable provider. I feel like she really listens to what you have to say and uses your input to inform her decision-making process. I find her to be reasonable and very kind...I highly recommend her!!
Great experience. Dr. Ghaw is so professional, kind, and made me feel comfortable instantly. I feel very confident in her care and am so glad I went to her.
Very thoughtful and listened
Dr Ghaw was very personable putting me at ease. She asked many questions and attentively listened to me. She then did a head to toe assessment and talked about her feelings and plan and answered all my questions. She gave me great confidence.
Dr. Ghaw was professional and thorough with great bedside manner! I felt comfortable and well taken care of.
I was a new patient and very nervous and anxious and Dr. Ghaw was extremely understanding and calmed me down a lot. I trust that whatever my diagnosis results in she will do he very best to find me the proper treatment and help me get better.
I got what I wanted. She explained clearly about my condition, medication and treatment. Less than 15 minute talk gave me great satisfaction,
I like Dr. Ghaw, but it is only my first appointment and would hold up judgement as to how I see follow up with her staff for medicine refills, appointments etc. I have to say I loved that the blood work was done in the office and had to only go downstairs for X-rays, very convenient
Very patient, and nice....
She was thorough. She also took the time to give explanation and she answered all my questions well.
Dr Ghaw was great and very professional she explained everything and answered all my questions. Dr Ghaw's administrative staff on the other hand is a different story. I've never experienced such incompetence in my life! One of her staffers was an Asian gentleman with a thick accent I could barely understand a word he said. I was also given a urine test with no instruction as to where I should leave the sample, I was forced to come back into the office and hand it back to one of the staffers who took it with their hands! I was so sceeved!!! The next day I get a message from Dr Ghaw's office to call back, there was an issue with my labs, I thought something was wrong I was so worried. When I get in contact with Dr Ghaw's office I was told I have to retake the lab tests. Personally I think my labs were misplaced, I was never given an explanation as to why my labs needed to be repeated and, when my lab results were in everything was fine. Bottom line I will visit Dr Ghaw again but only at the Mt Sinai facility uptown. Stay away from the Chinatown facility! Horrible!!
Dr Ghaw is an excellent, exemplary doctor. She is very knowledgeable and she has a very affable attitude towards patients. Thank you doctor.
My appointment with Dr. Olivia Ghaw was wonderful. She is a concerned physician, answered all my questions, is very professional and knowledgeable. Reception staff member was also very accommodating. Reception area was comfortable. I would recommend Dr. Ghaw and her staff to all my acquaintances.
Dr. Ghaw was so sweet and pleasant. I hate needles and she was calm and understanding. Would definitely recommend!
She listened patiently and made sure I understood and was involved in the plan of my healthcare. She made it very clear what the next steps would be and what I should do if I had any questions.
An exceptionally good doctor. Very knowledgable and informative, great listener. Highly recommended.
Friendly, knowledgeable and asked questions to learn more about my situation and offer her expertise.
She's very attentive and I never feel rushed.
The doctor was a delightful person to have administering my medical examination, this was my first time ever seeing her. When we go to a doctors office, we except them to give hands on examines, as she did, but our time in examination was spent in discussion, as at time is necessary. It was a change for the good: discussion, in which we all should have!
Dr. Haw listened to my concerned, asked good questions and was helpful to my issues.
I have found Dr. Ghaw to be excellent, both as a physician and as a person.
Not much - she discredits her profession
She is very caring and understanding. She explains well about my condition and gives good suggestions.
Always addresses my medical issues. She always gives a plan that is practical and always communicates through email.
She was great!!!!
Dr. Ghaw is a great physician. She has a wonderful bedside manner and is very thorough in her assessment. She was clear and informative and a pleasure to visit. I highly recommend her.
She had a really nice approach & was very friendly & relaxed patient. Very thorough & took her time with the questions. I liked that she asked to describe pain from head to toe. Unique & appreciated.
She was incredibly knowledgeable and thorough. She was very personable, and she knew all of the right questions to ask. I couldn't have asked for a better visit.
A very compassionate listen followed by a thorough exam. I feel I'm in good hands.
She is very kind and she spent a decent amount of time with me and I am glad she will be my new rheumatologist. They always say go with your gut feeling and today I left feeling like I got a good doctor.
I love Dr. Ghaw. In particular, I love that she has taken the time to help figure out what's wrong with me. She didn't jump to any conclusions.
She's excellent. Professional and relatable. Takes necessary time to answer questions. Very accessible in different offices. Highly recommend her.
It was very good.she explained to me more then what I had expected.truely professional.
Dr. Ghaw was thorough in her questioning and examination. She listened to all my concerns and answered any questions I had. The other staff members were friendly and efficient. Overall it was a great experience; I highly recommend her.
My first time visit with Doctor Ghaw. Doctor Ghaw was fantastic, she also allowed me to portray my sense of humor! I will certainly continue with Doctor Ghaw.
She is very competent and professional. She takes her time with patients and listens carefully. She definitely offered an intelligent and carefully reasoned diagnosis.
I loved Dr. Ghaw. I felt she sat and really listened to my problems, and then asked thoughtful questions. She didn't jump to any conclusions. I'm excited to keep working with her.
Dr. Ghaw was very thorough and understanding. She truly listened to everything I had to say.
Incredibly nice. Fantastic listener. Very knowledgeable.
Dr . Ghaw was very professional and friendly , she took her time and explained my concerns.
This doctor is awesome. We're not sure what's wrong with my body right now, but she really cared about how much pain I'm in, and suggested immediate steps to reduce the muscle spasming.
She was very informative and efficient
It was a pleasure meeting her, she was very attentive asked many questions and most of all very professional!!!! Highly recommend Dr. Ghaw.
She is very caring, listened to my problems and was truly concerned.I highly recommend her and will continue to use her when needed.
Overall the visit was good. But they had no record of my appointment being made and the front desk staff seemed very surprised that appointments could actually be made online.
Very professional and explained things very clearly
Extremely friendly staff. Minimal wait time and thorough and efficient check up
She listened. Very friendly. Very knowledgeable. Open to my beliefs about treatment. I highly recommend her, especially those with autoimmune disorders!
This was my first time seeing Dr. Ghaw. I had gone to see her after going to another rheumatologist who had the worst bedside manner ever. But Dr. Ghaw was just the opposite. I only had to wait 5 minutes before being seen. She was not distracted and listened to my explanation for being there, asked a lot of pertinent questions regarding my symptoms, and thoroughly explained my test results. She also allowed me to ask questions and answered them intelligently and without necessarily using all the medical jargon. I found her to be professional yet friendly and trust that she will continue to be in future visits.
She spends time and is well educated and highly knowledgeable - it seems. Had one appointment only with blood tests to follow, but appreciated her non-rushed and better than you expect these days "bedside manner"
I couldn't recommend more highly.
Professional, caring, and reasuring
Dr. Ghaw was really great. Took the time to answer all my questions, really friendly, and of course, knows her field very well.
Dr. Ghaw is exceptionally patient and truly listens. She has a lovely bedside manner and she is thorough in her approach. I highly recommend her as I feel she knows her "stuff" and will go to bat for you until she finds a root cause.
The doctor was extremely thorough, patient and most of all provided answers to all my questions.
Very gentle and knowledgable. Her nurse was upbeat and efficient. Will absolutely return (hopefully not too soon!)
professional, knowledgable, friendly, instructional
AMAZING. So thorough and patient.