Rafiq Ali, MD, DC

Primary Care, Family Medicine

Houston Methodist Primary Care Group

Accepting New Patients

Houston Methodist Primary Care Group

About Me

Dr. Rafiq Ali is an experienced family medicine physician that provides care for the entire family from children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Through compassion, communication and patient education, he aims to establish long term relationships, provide individualized care, and encourage his patients to participate in their health care. His clinical interests includes preventative medicine, wellness, health screening, musculoskeletal conditions, women's health and the management of acute and chronic medical conditions. Dr. Ali is board certified as a family physician by the American Board of Family Medicine. 

Clinical Interests

  • Adolescent health
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back and neck pain
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Coronary artery disease 
  • CVA/stroke
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • General pediatrics
  • Geriatric patients
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney related disease
  • Lipid disorders 
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Neck/low back pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pap smear
  • Preventive medicine
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Sports injuries
  • Thyroid disease
  • Trauma
  • Travel medicine

Accepted Insurance Plans

AARP Medicare Complete
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Meritain Health
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Student Health
Aetna Workers' Comp
All Saver/United Healthcare
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional / Par Plan
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Cigna APWU
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus / Vantage
Cigna NALC
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Qualcare
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Coventry PPO
Crown International
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service
Humana Military TRICARE-South Region
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana TRS-Care Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
HumanaNatl POS Open Access
Imagine Health ABC Home
Imagine Health CVS Health
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Interplan Health Group
Medicus International
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
PHCS Healthy Directions
SmartCare PNM Resources
TexanPlus Medicare Advantage
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Dual Complete
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.


Houston Methodist San Jacinto Family Medicine Residency Program, Baytown, Texas
Ross University School of Medicine, Roseau, Dominica, West Indies | 2011
DC, Texas Chiropractic College, Pasadena, Texas | 2000
American Board of Family Medicine
  • Houston Methodist Hospital


  • Gujarati
  • Urdu
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.
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