Dr. Mahendra N. Patel, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 54

1156 Swallow Ln
Simi Valley, CA 93065
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Dr. Patel's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Providence Holy Cross Medical Center
15031 Rinaldi Street
Mission Hills, CA 91345

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
North Valley GI Consultants
North Valley GI Consultants
1156 Swallow Ln
Simi Valley, CA 93065
North Valley GI Consultants
10515 Balboa Blvd Ste 380
Granada Hills, CA 91344
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    Dr. Patel's Experience

    Dr. Patel's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
    • Hepatology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Anti-Reflux Surgery
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopic Common Duct Stone Removal
    • Endoscopic Polypectomy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Jejunostomy Tube Placement
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Celiac Disease
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colitis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Dilation
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
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    • Fecal Incontinence
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
    • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Post-Fundoplication Problems
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Patel

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of California-College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    Cedars Sinai Hosp
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    Cedars Sinai
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    Uci Medical Center
    Complete in 1990

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
    Graduated in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Patel & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Patel's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Patel has admitting privileges:

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    • Providence Holy Cross Medical Center

    • Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center

    • Simi Valley Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Patel

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends

    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Patel's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 7 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Patel
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Patel accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Employee Health Systems
    • HealthCare Partners
    • Humana
    • Medicare
    • Motion Picture Industry Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
    • Tricare
    • United Food and Commercial Workers
    • United Healthcare
    • WellPoint
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    Office Locations

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    North Valley GI Consultants
    1156 Swallow Ln
    Simi Valley, CA 93065
    (805) 526-6016 (Office)
    (805) 791-3992 (Fax)
    B
    North Valley GI Consultants
    10515 Balboa Blvd Ste 380
    Granada Hills, CA 91344
    (818) 363-7120 (Office)
    (818) 832-4420 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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