Rabab Hajar, MD


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Tenet Health Central Coast Primary and Specialty Care - Templeton
1220 Las Tablas Rd.
Suite 1418
Templeton, CA 93465
Phone: (805) 434-4315
Fax: (805) 434-6197

Tenet Health Central Coast Primary and Specialty Care - SLO
35 Casa St.
Suite 130
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Phone: (805) 541-1422
Fax: (805) 541-1215

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
60 Ratings

About the Provider

Dr. Hajar completed her medical degree at the University of Hassan II School of Medicine in Casablanca, Morocco. She has since moved to the US to pursue further clinical training. She completed an internal medicine residency at Nassau University Medical Center in New York where she was selected to complete an additional year of Chief resident duties. During that year she actively participated in the training and education of residents and students as well as various hospital quality improvement projects. She also earned an honorary clinical preceptor title from Suny Stony Brook University.

After obtaining her board certification from the American board of Internal Medicine, she practiced as a Hospital Based Specialist at Kaiser Permanente in Sacramento California. This allowed her to strengthen her foundational diagnostic and treatment skills caring for patients with various complexity levels.
Dr.Hajar gained interested in gastroenterology early in her training through her love for nutritional science and interest in preventative medicine. She completed her fellowship in gastroenterology from Nassau University Medical Center in New York. She was designated by her colleagues and mentors as fellow of the year during her training.

Dr. Hajar believes in highly individualized medicine. Optimal health outcomes are best reached when patients are the lead participants in their healthcare decisions. She believes that doctors should be strong advocates to their patients by putting scientific knowledge at their service and helping them navigate the complexities of healthcare decision making through their unique lens and life philosophies.

Her practice interest include general esophageal, gastric and intestinal disorders. Endoscopies, colonoscopies, video capsule endoscopy, general hepatology and some motility disorders.

She also strongly advocates for women’s health in general with particular emphasis on digestive health, early cancer screening, pregnancy and women dominant functional disorders.

Having spent much time in various cultural settings she celebrates diversity and enjoys adapting to each patient’s specific needs. She is comfortable communicating in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.

In her spare time she enjoys traveling, hiking, wildlife watching, diving, yoga, cooking and community centered projects.

Special Interests

  • Endoscopies
  • Colonoscopies
  • Video Capsule Endoscopy
  • General Hepatology
  • Motility Disorders

Patient Ratings & Comments

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Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Jun 30, 2022
This appointment was a consultation with Dr. Hajar so there was mo interaction a nurse/assistant
Mar 5, 2022
I would highly recommend Dr. Hajar!!
Mar 5, 2022
Mostly good.
Mar 5, 2022
Dr. Hajar is the best gastroenterologist I've met and I'm about to turn 80 later this year!
Mar 5, 2022
She seemed nervous and inexperienced.
Mar 5, 2022
Time wilth doctor was excellent and well spent. Have never had such a good and thorough gastroenterologist!
Mar 5, 2022
Polite staff. Wanted to give my prescription insurance card to staff but they refused to take it. It became a problem later when something the doctor prescribed had to be preauthorized by the insurance. When I called the doctor's assistant I just got voicemail.
Feb 23, 2022
Great doctor office experience
Feb 23, 2022
All good
Feb 21, 2022
I really appreciated the time she took to engage with me and her efforts to develop a plan to fit within my needs.
Feb 18, 2022
I felt very comfortable & confident with her. So pleasant.
Feb 18, 2022
Attentive & professional
Feb 18, 2022
There was no delay at all. Very nice !!
Feb 18, 2022
I was very pleased. Staff was very nice Dr Hajar very nice.
Feb 7, 2022
Will definitely recommend Dr Hajar
Feb 7, 2022
De. Hajar was the most knowledgeable and caring GI doctor I have ever seen. Her concern, time, and true desire to help were amazing
Feb 7, 2022
Front desk was professional
Feb 5, 2022
She was EXCELLENT!! She patiently listened to me and took what I said seriously.
Dec 23, 2021
Very good
Dec 23, 2021
Very good!
Dec 23, 2021
Very good.
Dec 23, 2021
Excellent service!
Dec 23, 2021
Excellent! Will commend you to others!!
Dec 18, 2021
Really listened to me and explained the steps she was taking to go forward with my care
Dec 18, 2021
Very polite and friendly
Dec 18, 2021
Nice to have a medical office really care!
Dec 18, 2021
One of the most patient and caring doctors I have ever seen