Dr. Ajay Patel, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 50

Internal Medicine

Dr. Ajay Patel, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine medical school in 1999. He is affiliated with Grandview Medical Center. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Ajay Patel, MD

Grandview Medical Center

3690 Grandview Pkwy Birmingham, AL 35243 ()
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Telehealth available

Accepting new patients

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Dr. Patel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bird Flu
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Motion Sickness
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perimenopause
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
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Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
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Cigna PPO
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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patel

4.7

Based on 39 ratings

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Hi I'm seeking care from my primary doctor to meet my overall medical needs. Currently with the ocipital neurology problem I have.
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
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Jacqueline Johnson – Jun 19, 2021
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Very good experience.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Blalock – Apr 13, 2021
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Yes I will recommend dr Patel He answered my questions showing knowledge on the subject He is courteous and easy to talk .
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C Costa – Apr 10, 2021
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Very appreciative of the excellent care and expertise provided by Dr. Patel and his staff during my annual physical exam.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mar 26, 2021
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Dr Patel is very friendly. He takes time to listen and explains things. I don’t feel rushed like I have with some other doctors.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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R Decker – Feb 22, 2021
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Dr. Patel & Alexis are the best. Dr. Patel is very knowledgeable & listens as to what is best for your health. Alexis is so helpful with medical forms & submits them right away. She is always there for us to make appointments, do refills & her follow up is excellent. My husband & I are very pleased with the practice & would highly recommend Dr. Patel!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 09, 2021
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Dr. Patel is thorough and patient. My family is very pleased with him. He really listens and acts on my concerns. I'm very comfortable with him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 03, 2021
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Great! Always feel he is truly interested in any problems I may be experiencing. Always pleased with my visits. Alexis always goes above and beyond also.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 02, 2021
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Dr Patel and Alexa went above and beyond to make sure I got my lab results to my benefits department for my insurance discount at the last minute. We scrambled to get the sent in on the very last day. Thank you!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Allen C – Jan 30, 2021
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Dr. Patel never makes me feel rushed and really seems to care about his patients.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jan 26, 2021
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Very good visit the Doctor explained everything and answered all of my questions
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Jan 14, 2021
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Spent time with me to establish me as a new patient.
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Kelly Jones – Jan 09, 2021
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He’s great!
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
What could be improved
No results
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Jan 08, 2021
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Exceptional Dr who addressed my need for pain relief on the busiest day before holiday and took time to make numerous suggestions for future care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Margye – Jan 06, 2021
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My visit went very well. Dr. Patel was very thorough. He coved all my issues with patience and understanding of my concerns. I am well pleased.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Dec 04, 2020
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This was my second visit , he has continued to look at past medications and make positive recommendation on the usage and in one case was able to cut the usage by 2/3 rds . Thank you for the thoroughness .
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 16, 2020
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Very good visit. On time when I went. Doctor Patel was very knowledgeable of my symptoms and was very quick in my visit. Lab work was very good and quick. Overall a good experience!
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Nov 14, 2020
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Dr. Patel takes time to talk and listen to you. Wait time was minimal
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Alana Salter – Oct 02, 2020
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Seems annoyed with treating my 86 year old father who has dementia. Staff repeatedly ignores requests for services/orders from our home health agency. Takes no accountability for having patients wait for HOURS in a room.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
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Sep 27, 2020
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Efficient and informative, even with a scheduling crunch. Took time to answer the specific questions I had about a potential medication change. Followed my suggestion of revisiting change in 6 mos.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 08, 2020
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Biography

Dr. Ajay Patel, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2002
University Hosp University Ar Med Scis
Residency Hospital
1999
University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
Medical School
Southern Methodist University
Undergraduate School

Awards

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Dr. Patel frequently treats Anxiety, Dyslipidemia, and Lipid Disorders. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Patel treats.

Where is Dr. Ajay Patel, MD's office located?

Dr. Patel's office is located at 3690 Grandview Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35243. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Practice

Grandview Medical Center3690 Grandview Pkwy Birmingham, AL 35243
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Birmingham, AL

84% Patients that would definitely recommend, 14% higher than the national average