Mahrukh (Maha) Rafiq - Instant Urgent Care

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Mahrukh (Maha) Rafiq



Professional Statement

Introducing Mahrukh Rafiq, affectionately known as Maha, the dedicated Physician Assistant and primary provider at Instant Urgent Care’s Berkeley clinic. Born and raised in the vibrant surroundings of South Florida, Maha’s journey into healthcare has been fueled by a passion for addressing healthcare disparities and making a meaningful impact in the industry.

Beyond the clinic, Maha maintains an active and fulfilling lifestyle. She finds solace and strength in regular gym sessions, emphasizing the importance of physical well-being. Her furry companion, a beloved cat, brings joy and playfulness to her days.

Maha’s adventurous palate drives her to explore new foods, with tacos holding a special place as her favorite. Additionally, her go-to drink is boba, adding a touch of sweetness to her daily routine.

Maha’s educational journey began at the University of Central Florida, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree. Driven by a desire to contribute to the improvement of healthcare, she pursued and successfully obtained her Master’s degree at Nova Southeastern University. Maha’s dedication to her education is a testament to her commitment to bridging gaps in healthcare and providing quality, accessible care to all.

After completing her education, Maha set her sights on California, where she secured a full-time position at the Berkeley location of Instant Urgent Care. Her move was motivated by a sincere aspiration to make a difference in the local healthcare landscape and contribute to the well-being of the community.

Maha’s philosophy toward healthcare is encapsulated in her belief that “You learn something new every day.” This perspective reflects her commitment to continuous learning and staying ahead of the latest developments in medicine to provide the best care to her patients

Maha ensures effective communication and connection with her diverse patient population. Her linguistic skills allow her to create a welcoming and inclusive environment, fostering trust and understanding.

Mahrukh Rafiq (Maha)’s dedication to healthcare, her commitment to learning, and her warm and approachable demeanor make her an invaluable asset to Instant Urgent Care. Her genuine passion for making a positive impact in healthcare is evident in every aspect of her patient care and community engagement.

Qualifications and Experience:


Master’s degree at Nova Southeastern University

Languages Spoken: 

 English, Hindi, and Urdu, 

Board Certifications:

Physician Assistant Board

Additional Informations:


Physician Assistant and primary provider at Instant Urgent Care’