Dr. Amit Patel, MD

Dr. Amit Patel, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(8)
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Dr. Amit Patel, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Raleigh, NC. He is 42 years old. Read his story

6729 Falls of Neuse Rd Ste 200

Raleigh, NC 27615

Contact Information

(919) 844-6218

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Patel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "AMIT PATEL, MD was born in New Jersey and grew up in Goldsboro, North Carolina – Home of the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. He is a Wayne Country Day Alumnus and completed his Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He attended Saba University School of Medicine which is located on a tropical volcanic Dutch island and the highest scenic point in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency Training at East Carolina University, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident and Assistant Professor of Medicine. He then worked as a Hospitalist for Vidant Medical Center (formerly Pitt County Memorial Hospital) in Greenville, North Carolina before returning back to fellowship training in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Work history also includes being a consultant with Doctors Making House calls and also for Rex Hospital – as a Hospitalist. He is married to Jeetal Amin Patel, PharmD, who is from the "City of Roses" (Portland, Oregon) and they currently live in Raleigh, NC. Recreationally, he enjoys the outdoors, scuba diving, sports, nature and fitness. He enjoys teaching and advocates patient education. "Having a condition is one thing…but understanding how it works…makes living life much easier!""

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "Dr Patel and his team deliver complete medical care for the diabetes patient.  His team specializes in giving individual and group meetings to ensure strict glycemic control.  This is the team you want for management of your difficult diabetes. "
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Diabetes Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Bone Density Scan
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • East Carolina University / Brody School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • East Carolina University / Brody School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
3.5
based on 8 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Patel'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 (7)
Raleigh |
Very caring physician!
Charlotte, NC |
Dr Amit Patel is a very caring and knowledgeable physician!!
in Raleigh, NC |
So pleased with finding Dr. Patel. He is truly an expert in diabetes management. Most personable. Explained things in detail and in laymans terms. Wish I had started seeing him years ago. Short wait to get an appointment and short wait to see doctor. The staff was great..friendly and most efficient.
in Raleigh, NC |
Dr. Patel's doctoring is probably fine but the staff and lab did not meet our needs: there was no order for the labs we were told to come for and a long wait while that got straightened out; the downstairs waiting room is shared and inadequate office space makes checking in and out awkward.
The office personnel routinely screw up in sending lab orders and referrals. Dr. Patel wanted me to get a second opinion but wouldn't give me the referral. He is not knowledgeable in the less common endocrine diseases.
Youngsville, NC |
Does not have good bedside manners, more interested in sharing his political views rather than listening to your concerns. Not helpful with insurance company requests. Staff does not follow up when you have refill questions or requests. Took me 2 months to get prescription refilled after multiple calls. Good thing I had refills from my prior Dr. before our move down to NC. WOULD NOT RECOMMEND!
in Raleigh |
Dr. Patel was very informative,thorough and friendly. I feel like I'm finally getting the proper care for my Thyroid disease. I highly recommend!
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Dr. Patel accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Patel has admitting privileges

Rex Hospital
4420 Lake Boone Trl
Raleigh, NC 27607
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