Dr. Abhitabh Patil, MD

Dr. Abhitabh Patil, MD

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40 y/o
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Dr. Abhitabh Patil, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 9 years. He specializes in gastroenterology, liver disorders, and more.Read his story

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3901 66th St N Ste 201

Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Patil performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bile Duct Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pancreatitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Patil's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Patil's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patil "Dr. Patil obtained his medical degree from the University of Florida in 2002. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine from University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas in 2005.He completed three years of fellowship training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology from the University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas in 2008. He also completed an additional, optional training year in Advanced, Therapeutic Endoscopy (Interventional Gastroenterology) from Northwestern University in 2009.He was on faculty as an Assistant Professor and Director of Endoscopic Ultrasound at Rush University Medical Center from 2009 to 2012. He was also the program director for Interventional Gastroenterology and trained fellows in Advanced, Therapeutic Endoscopy. He has been in private practice since 2012. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology/Hepatology. His areas of interest and expertise include pancreaticobiliary disease (disorders of the pancreas, bile duct, gallbladder, and liver) and gastrointestinal cancer (cancer of the esophagus, stomach, intestine, pancreas, liver, bile duct/gallbladder, and colon). He is a member of The American Gastroenterology Association, The American College of Gastroenterology and The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patil "I believe that patients should direct the care that they receive. I am a believer in treating patients as I would a family member or friend. I see my role as an advisor, guiding patients on difficult decisions and rendering opinions that are based on research and expert based opinion (better known as "Evidence Based Practice of Medicine"). I also believe in minimally invasive management of diseases, utilizing endoscopic procedures and advanced, therapeutic endoscopy as a tool when conservative medical management fails. I do not believe in pushing medicines on patients, if other alternatives exist. I am a believer in "less is more". At the end of the day, we all want what is best for our patients, and many of us go about that in different ways. I believe in efficient, cost effective, evidence based practice of medicine. I am also a firm believer in "telling it like it is" and not "sugar coating" the problem. I believe patients have a right to know what to expect with their condition. "
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7  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Hepatology
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Liver Disorders
  • Nutrition
  • Therapy Endoscopy

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

84  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Ut Southwest Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Ut Southwest Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Ut Southwest Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patil has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Marathi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patil's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patil to family and friends
11 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Patil's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

This office is the worst! I took my grandson there due to liver enzymes being high. He ordered a serious of tests, all were negative, he has terrible bedside manner and didn't give a care to how my grandson was feeling or his puking or his diarrhea. The P.A. is terrible, she said well your family...more
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Condescending, rude, arrogant. Spent less than 1-2 minutes in room, couldnt wait to leave, both times I've seen him. Tried to discuss results of testing and my problem, he said to ask my other doctor and walked out. Worst experience I've ever had with a guy with medical degree. Complete...more
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Dr Abhitabh A Patil is a 5 star Gastroenteritis and is be congratulated on what I call a great experience I have had in a hospital great bedside manners.He explained everything before the procedure and afters and I was very satisfied with the whole experience!!!
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Dr patil removed numerous polyps from me, thus saving my colon, and eliminating the need for surgery. Dr patil did an excellent procedure. thanks for everything you did!
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This physician will tell you he is "ONLY an endoscopic physician, and if interested in treatment for IBD, or anything else, should look elsewhere!" Wish I would have known this prior to seeing this doctor. He never once put a hand on me to examine me in 4 exams, and was always in a hurry to leave...more
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